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Policy direction for emergency mental health triage
journal contributionposted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 authored by John BroadbentJohn Broadbent
Clients with physical injury and illness presenting to emergency departments (ED's) across Australia are triaged against the Australasian Triage Scale (ATS). Clients with mental illness presenting to ED's across Asutralia are assessed by staff using one of four mental health triage scales (MHTS) commonly in use across Australia.