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Revisions to the Canadian Emergency Department Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS) adult guidelines CJEM 2008;10(2):136-42 summarized & animated by sun yaicheng http://decode-medicine.blogspot.com/

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Canadian Emergency Department Triage and Acuity Scale Color Scheme

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Assignment of Triage Level

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*Neutropenia, transplant, steroids. †Fever and looks unwell (CTAS level III) means looks flushed, is in a hyperdynamic state (rapid, bounding pulse with a widened pulse pressure) and is anxious, agitated or confused. ‡ Fever and looks well (CTAS level IV) means looks comfortable, in no distress, with normal pulse quality, and is alert and oriented.

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Vital Signs Pain Severity Mechanism of Injury Chief Complaint TRIAGE

Summary: Revisions to the Canadian Emergency Department Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS) adult guidelines CJEM 2008;10(2):136-42

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