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You Can’t Make a Silk Purse Out of a Sow’s Ear: Time to Start Again with MCI Triage

  • Simon Horne (a1) (a2) and Tim Nutbeam (a1)

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Horne S , Nutbeam T . You Can’t Make a Silk Purse Out of a Sow’s Ear: Time to Start Again with MCI Triage. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2016;31(4):459460.

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Corresponding author

Correspondence: Lt Col Simon Horne, FRCEM, RAMC Emergency Department Derriford Hospital Plymouth PL6 8DH United Kingdom E-mail: simon.horne@nhs.net

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You Can’t Make a Silk Purse Out of a Sow’s Ear: Time to Start Again with MCI Triage

  • Simon Horne (a1) (a2) and Tim Nutbeam (a1)

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