Development of a Triage Protocol for Critical Care during an Influenza Pandemic
Christian, M.D., Hawryluck, L., Wax, R.S., et al. (2006). Development of a Triage Protocol for Critical Care during an Influenza Pandemic. CMAJ. 175(11): 1377-81.
The authors describe how they applied a collaborative process using best evidence, expert panels, stakeholder consultations, and ethical principles to develop a triage protocol for prioritizing access to critical care resources, including mechanical ventilation, during an influenza pandemic.