triage

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sorting and allocating aid on the basis of need for or likely benefit from medical treatment or food

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To collaborate effectively on the development of a virtual reality simulation (VRS), nursing students in this project were required to teach interactive media studies (IMS) students about disaster triage and management.
Military medicine has developed into a sophisticated specialty (and) includes such disciplines as tropical medicine, nuclear warfare, chemical weapons, flight surgery, industrial medicine, hygiene, disaster triage, transport and the care of the wounded during transport, combat nutrition, immunisations, epidemiology, management of venomous bites and stings, and the emotional disorders of military life.
opening gun, the lobby of the Bonaventure Hotel looks like a disaster triage area.
The 27 men and women in the six-week course will learn everything from basic first aid to disaster triage - prioritizing the wounded based on the seriousness of their injuries.
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