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Definition of TRIAGE

  • the sorting of and allocation of treatment to patients and especially battle and disaster victims according to a system of priorities designed to maximize the number of survivors
  • the process of sorting victims to determine priority of medical treatment
  • to practice a system of treating disaster victims [v TRIAGED, TRIAGES, TRIAGING]
  • to treat disaster victims using a triage [v TRIAGED, TRIAGING, TRIAGES]