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Ugeskr Laeger. 2011 Oct 3;173(40):2490-3.

[Triage quickens the treatment of the most sick patients].

[Article in Danish]

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Akutafdelingen, Hillerød Hospital, Dyrehavevej 29, 3400 Hillerød, Denmark.


Systematic process triage is a relatively unknown concept in Denmark. Currently there are no national recommendations regarding triage models for use in the emergency department (ED). Four medium-sized EDs from different regions across the country cooperated in a joint venture to develop a new triage model, Danish Emergency Process Triage (DEPT). DEPT is inspired by the Swedish ADAPT system, but modified for a Danish context. This paper summarizes the cumulated experience with the new system.

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