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Table 2 Estimated over-triage rates based on proportion of patients transported with minor to moderate injuries according to local criteria (ISS≤12)

From: Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) over-triage and the financial implications for major trauma centres in NSW, Australia

  Pre-hospital Inter-hospital
All patients (N missing ISS; % missing) 507 (41; 8.1%) 200 (36; 18.0%)
ISS≤12 (N; %) 1 238 (51.1%) 47 (28.7%)
ISS>12 (N; %) 1 228 (48.9%) 117 (71.3%)
  1. 1Excluding missing.