Trauma Triage Transport Criteria
The EMT or paramedic shall assess the condition of those injured persons with anatomical and physiological characteristics of a person sixteen (16) years of age or older for the presence of at least one of the following four (4) criteria to determine whether to transport as a trauma alert. These four criteria are to be applied in the order listed, and once any one criterion is met that identifies the patient as a trauma alert; no further assessment is required to determine the transport. Use the link below to obtain further information on the criteria.
Adult Trauma Triage Criteria and Methodology (PDF 89k/1 page)
Pediatric Trauma Triage
The EMT or Paramedic shall assess the condition of those injured individuals with anatomical and physical characteristics of a person fifteen (15) years of age or younger for the presence of one or more of the following three (3) criteria to determine the transport destination per 64E-2.001, Florida Administrative Code, (F.A.C.). Use the link below to obtain more information on the criteria for children.
Trauma Triage Administrative Code Rules (return to top)
Use the link below to download Rule 64J-2 Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.) concerning adult and pediatric scorecard methodology (64J-2.004 Adult Trauma Scorecard Methodology and 64J-2.005 Pediatric Trauma Scorecard Methodology):
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