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GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Queen’s Medical Center emergency area with ambulances and its COVID-19 intake tent.
Editorial: Calm public fears about triage care

Triage is a process routinely used in medicine, generally under conditions of crisis — in the wake of battles, or when disaster strikes — when the number of patients in peril overtakes the capacity to treat everyone to the optimal level. A system of priorities is brought to bear on the allocation of resources, with the aim of securing the survival of the most people possible. Read more

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