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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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7% for patients triaged into SATS acuity levels emergency, very urgent, urgent and non-urgent, respectively (Fig.
Both of those who died were triaged red--one died in the MEU despite resuscitation efforts, and the other in the ICU within 24 hours of admission.
We also considered patients in our subset who were inappropriately triaged by each triage tool.