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The process of determining which casualties (as from an accident, disaster, military battle, or explosion of nuclear weapons) need urgent treatment, which ones are well enough to go untreated, and which ones are beyond hope of benefit from treatment.



in medieval France the right and custom of lords to allot to themselves a portion of the common lands, usually one-third. Triage, widely practiced in the 18th century, was abolished by the French Revolution.

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This guide explains the Manchester Triage System to users in emergency departments around the world.
2) The State Department of Health of Minas Gerais (SES-MG), starting in 2007, began to adopt the process of using the computerized Manchester Triage System (MTS) of risk classification, with its use facilitated through the Brazilian Group of Risk Classification.
An argument for using the SATS in South Africa was that it would avoid the extensive training required to implement other triage systems such as the Manchester Triage, Canadian Triage Assessment Scale and Australian Triage Score.

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