Triage in terms of medicine and ethics

Şaylıgil Ö., Unluoglu İ.

SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.25, no.12, pp.1815-1819, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1815-1819


Human beings are exposed to countless extraordinary events provoked by the nature or by themselves. When the available resources fail to satisfy the medical needs of numerous injured people and patients in such circumstances, triage application which means "selecting, sorting" is indispensable. This paper examines the medical ethics evaluation of triage and its position in Islam.