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Revisions to the Canadian Emergency Department Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS) Guidelines

  • Michael J. Bullard (a1), Tom Chan (a2), Colleen Brayman (a3), David Warren (a4), Erin Musgrave|RN (a5), Bernard Unger (a6) and Members of the CTAS National Working Group (a7)...
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Correspondence to: Dr. Michael J. Bullard, Room 790B, University Terrace, 8303 – 112 St, Edmonton AB, T6G 2T4, michael.bullard@ualberta.ca

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