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triage

[trē′äzh]
(medicine)
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.

Triage

 

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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In this research, quality care refers to the service of excellence by triaging, provided to patients admitted to a specific emergency unit.
Except for historical information contained herein, this news release contains predictions and other forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including whether the Triage Cardiac System will play an important role in improving patient triaging, and the other risks detailed in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and other SEC filings.
The company's lead product candidate, BMIPP, has completed Phase 2b clinical development for use in triaging emergency room patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome, a situation that results in over six million emergency room visits annually in the United States.