Effect of Reverse Triage on Creation of Surge Capacity in a Pediatric Hospital
Kelen, G.D., Troncoso, R., and Trebach, J. (2017). Effect of Reverse Triage on Creation of Surge Capacity in a Pediatric Hospital. JAMA Pediatrics. 171(4):e164829.
The authors conducted a year-long retrospective study to assess the effect of reverse triage of patients from pediatric hospitals on surge capacity. They concluded that “reverse triage adds a meaningful but modest contribution and may depend on psychiatric space.”