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close this bookHealth Services Organization in the Event of Disaster (PAHO, 1989, 129 pages)
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View the documentAnnex 1: Disaster behavior: Assumptions and realities1
View the documentAnnex 2: Medical care survey form
View the documentAnnex 3: List of drugs and equipment for major disasters
View the documentAnnex 4: Design considerations for disaster-prone hospitals
View the documentAnnex 5: Energy and communications
View the documentAnnex 6: First aid training checklist
View the documentAnnex 7: Model triage tag
View the documentAnnex 8: Classification card
View the documentAnnex 9: Medical orders record sheet

Annex 7: Model triage tag


METTAG

In June 1977 the Emergency Medical Services Commission of Metropolitan Chicago endorsed METTAG (Medical Emergency Triage Tag) as the standardized field triage disaster tag. Source: METTAG, Journal of Civil Defense, P.O. Box 910, Starke, Florida, 32091.