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Term: Electronic Triage (E triage) System

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2008-06-17


A computerized system used to help triage (or prioritize) patients when they arrive in an Emergency Department (ED). E triage uses information about the patient's condition to assign each patient a score from one (resuscitation) to five (non-urgent) based on the Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS) classification system.

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