Revisions to the Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale paediatric guidelines (PaedCTAS).

@article{Warren2008RevisionsTT,
  title={Revisions to the Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale paediatric guidelines (PaedCTAS).},
  author={David Warren and Anna Jarvis and Louise Ellen Leblanc and Jocelyn Gravel},
  journal={CJEM},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={
          224-43
        }
}
The need for effective triage of the increasing number of patients presenting for emergency care was recognized in the early 1990s. Dr. Robert Beveridge led the development of a Canadian triage scale based on work done in Australia to create the Australasian National Triage Scale. The original Canadian Emergency Department Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS) was an adult-centred classification that provided guidelines as to what presentations would fit in a given triage level. It included both… CONTINUE READING

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