TRAC V TRauma Triage Decision Guidelines for EMS Providers

GOAL: To provide a Trauma Decision Scheme to assist with identification of major trauma patients

and provide direction to EMS providers for transport to the most appropriate trauma facility.

A copy of the Triage Decision Scheme is attached.

* At this point, all reference to Level III facilities in the triage decision scheme will include all designated Level III facilities as well as those facilities pending designation as Level III facilities.

 References used:

  1. American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma, Recourse for Optimal Care of the Injured Patient: 1993. Pp19-23.
  2. Review of Triage Plans for TSA “G”, TSA “U”, and TSA “B”