The Development and Features of the Spanish Prehospital Advanced Triage Method
Arcos González, P., Castro Delgado, R., Cuartas Alvarez, T., et al. (2016). The Development and Features of the Spanish Prehospital Advanced Triage Method (META) for Mass Casualty Incidents. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation, and Emergency Medicine. 29;24:63.
This article describes the process of development of the Spanish Prehospital Advanced Triage Method (META), which was designed for use by pre-hospital providers with expert knowledge of Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) during mass casualty incidents. META is based in ATLS protocols, and includes evaluation of each patient’s anatomical injuries and mechanism of injury.