Variation in Prehospital Use and Uptake of the National Field Triage Decision Scheme
Barnett, A., Wang, N., Sahni, R., et al. (2013). Variation in Prehospital Use and Uptake of the National Field Triage Decision Scheme. Official Journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors. 17(2):135-.
The objective of this study was to compare the use of field triage criteria by emergency medical services personnel in six regions. The researchers ultimately found a large variation between the frequency and type of field triage criteria used and suggested opportunities for incorporating updated guidelines.