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the sorting out and classification of casualties of war or other disaster, to determine priority of need and proper place of treatment.
disaster triage in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as establishing priorities of patient care for urgent treatment while allocating scarce resources.
triage: emergency center in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as establishing priorities and initiating treatment for patients in an emergency center.
a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as determining the nature and urgency of a problem(s) and providing directions for the level of care required, over the telephone. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.