Mass Casualty Incident or Medical Emergency Services
Triage Tags is a tool first responders and medical personnel use during a mass casualty incident i.e., triage. With the aide of the triage tags, the first-arriving personnel are able to effectively and efficiently distribute the limited resources and provide the necessary immediate care for the victims until more help arrives.Standard Sections Of A Triage Tag
The basic sections of a triage tag include.The four colors of triage and they come in the form of:
Green: (Minor) which entails minor injuries
Yellow (Delayed) which entails non-life threatening injuries
Red (Immediate) which entails life threatening injuries
A section informing medical personnel of the patient’s vital signs along with the treatment administered.A section on the patient’s demographics i.e., gender, residential address, etc. and the patient’s medical history.
Soft material yet sturdy, wash proof (Patient can have a bath with the tag on), tamper evident. Available as write on type and with an adhesive covering should a bar code sticker be used. Field marking as per hospital requirement