Use TRAIN matrix to triage patients in mass evacuation

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December 6, 2018

Use TRAIN matrix to triage patients in mass evacuation

Modify the Triage by Resource Allocation for IN-patient (TRAIN) matrix to suit your facility’s needs in case of a mass evacuation.

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