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1
Q

What is triage?

A

Assign priorities when resources are limited

Do the greatest food for the greatest number

2
Q

What is the unique to disaster triage?

A

Number of pts, infrastructure limitations, scene hazards, multiple agencies responding

3
Q

What is step 1 to SALT?

A
Global sorting:
Priority 1 (treat to life), 2 (can move), 3 (can walk)
4
Q

What is the first action of global sorting?

A

Action and call everyone to see who can come

Group ambulatory pts using voice command

5
Q

The pts who can respond and come to voice commands are what priority?

A

Last

6
Q

if you find a priority one pt what should be done during individual assessment?

A

Control hemorrhage, open airways, chest needle decompression, auto injector antidotes

7
Q

What are the SALT triage categories?

A

Immediate, delayed, minimal, expectant, dead

8
Q

What are immediate triage qualifications?

A

Serious injury, immediate life threatening problems, high potential survival

9
Q

What are the delayed triage qualifications?

A

Serious injury that won’t cause death, exposure to certain gases, intact neuro-vascular

10
Q

What are the minimal triage qualifications?

A

Injures that require minor care w/o adverse affects

11
Q

What are the expectant triage qualifications?

A

Important for preservation, NOT DEAD, should receive comfort care, serious injury and trauma that most likely will lead to death

12
Q

What should be done with pts who have died?

A

Tag them, do not move unless you need access to live pts

13
Q

After minimal pts have been cared for what should be done?

A

Re-assess other categories of pts

14
Q

Who should be treated and transported first?

A

Immediate pts

Then delayed then minimal