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Table 4 Usage and performance of TTA criteria by category of prehospital care provider

From: Precision of field triage in patients brought to a trauma centre after introducing trauma team activation guidelines

  Paramedic Anaesthetist
TTA criteria Total Correct triage Overtriage Total Correct triage Overtriage
Anatomic 717 (25%) 372 (52%) 345 (48%) 475 (30%) 330 (70%) 145 (30%)
Physiologic 65 (2%) 33 (51%) 32 (49%) 11 (0%) 9 (82%) 2 (18%)
MOI 1 052 (37%) 163 (15%) 889 (85%) 456 (29%) 229 (50%) 227 (50%)
Multiple patients 6 (0%) 2 (33%) 4 (67%) 2 (0%) 1 (50%) 1 (50%)
Several criteria 354 (13%) 182 (51%) 172 (49%) 406 (25%) 322 (79%) 84 (21%)
No documented criteria 648 (23%) 216 (33%) 432 (67%) 248 (16%) 143 (58%) 105 (42%)
Total 2 842 968 (34%) 1 874 (66%) 1 598 1 034 (65%) 564 (35%)
  1. MOI: Mechanism of Injury