Table 1C

Application of the EMS triage algorithm in our trauma patients and the impact on the overall overtriage and undertriage

Met the EMS algorithm criteriaDid not meet the EMS algorithm criteriaOvertriage (O)Undertriage (U)
LOS≤48 hours and non-operative management and final outcome: hospital dischargen1=923n2=1181O=n1/ntotal=39.7%U=n4/ntotal=28/2320=1.2%
LOS≥48 hours or operative management or final outcome: deathn3=188n4=28
  • EMS, emergency medical service; GNMS, Greek National Medical Services; ISS, Injury Severity Score; LOS, length of hospital stay.