Two types of triage situation may exist. In the usual situation, the number of patients and the severity of their injuries do not exceed the ability of the facility to render care, and the patients with the most life-threatening problems are treated first. However, if the number of patients and/or the severity of their injuries exceed the capability of the facility and staff, the patients with the greatest chance of survival with the least expenditure of time, equipment, supplies, and personnel, are managed first (American College.., oLSurgeons 1993).

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