FIGURE B-3. Triage algorithm process.

FIGURE B-3Triage algorithm process

aExample exclusion criteria include severe, irreversible organ failure (congestive heart failure, liver, etc.), severe neurologic compromise, extremely high or not improving SOFA scores, etc.

SOURCE: Adapted from Devereaux et al. (2008).

From: B, Summary of Guidance for Establishing Crisis Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations: A Letter Report

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Crisis Standards of Care: Summary of a Workshop Series.
Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2010.
Copyright © 2010, National Academy of Sciences.

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