triage tag


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tri·age tag

(trē'ahzh tag)
A tag or other method of identifying the triage level assigned to a mass-casualty victim, containing information needed for emergency and life-sustaining treatment.
See also: trauma
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What caught my attention first was that LaserBand appeared to be in touch with the EMS community through the product known as the StatBand Triage Tag.
Upon viewing their StatBand Triage Tag, I was confident that LaserBand could provide us with a custom solution that would be durable and professional.
By tracing pen trajectories written on a triage tag with the digital pen, the system stores handwritten information on injured people in an embedded memory of the pen.
There is a company called Disaster Management Systems who produces a product called Triage Tags, which is a portable IT system that can be run on a single laptop.
Armed with colored tape or color coded triage tags, the rescuers would then systematically go to those who were unable to respond, initiate lifesaving measures, i.
Potential applications include hazard maps, triage tags and other outdoor or disaster supplies, outdoor posters, recording papers, and labels and price tags for fresh or frozen foods.
In addition, the pre-packed kits include waterproof markers and scissors and can be special ordered to include triage tags and the latest generation of tourniquet if needed.
Those products include the newly developed Victoreen[R] Vehicle Mounted Radiation Detection System, Triage Tags used with the Victoreen ASM-990 Advanced Survey Meter (now wireless), Victoreen 451 Ion Chamber Survey Meters, PRIMALERT[R] Digital Area and Doorway Monitor, Digital Smart 1060AM Area Monitor, RadiaXon[TM] Radiation Attenuation Gloves, and Rad-Con[R] Decontaminants.
Triage tags now contain unique barcodes that identify and link patients to their health and treatment information.
Many current systems rely on paper triage tags on which rescuers mark the patient's triage status and document very limited information regarding injuries and treatments administered in the field.
They talk routinely in terms of disaster-site triage, triage tags, resource mobilization, medical strike teams, surge capacity and "distributing" patients to alternate care facilities, terms well outside the norm of typical healthcare lingo.
We can create such a record from triage tags from the field, even if we lack the patient's name.