The reconfiguration of triage by introduction of technology

  title={The reconfiguration of triage by introduction of technology},
  author={Marc Jentsch and Leonardo Ramirez and Lisa Delano-Wood and Erion Elmasllari},
  booktitle={Mobile HCI},
Triage is the process of sorting patients by order of treatment necessity in large scale emergencies. Usually, a paper tag is attached to each patient containing their classification and the results of an initial, quick diagnosis. Several projects have aimed to electronically augment the process by using ubiquitous computing components. In this paper we present drawbacks of introducing technology to the process, which have not been discussed elsewhere, based on an extensive set of expert… CONTINUE READING