Illinois Emergency Medical Services for Children
The JumpSTART© Pediatric MCI Triage Tool Webpage (By Lou E. Romig, MD, FAAP, FACEP)
JumpSTART is an objective tool for the triage of children in the multi-casualty/disaster incidents. JumpSTART Triage parallels the structure of the START system, which is the adult MCI triage tool most commonly used in the United States and in many countries around the world. It was developed by Lou Romig, MD, medical director for the South Florida Regional Disaster Medical Assistance Team.
Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment (START) Triage System
This system uses the assessment of respiration, perfusion and mental status (RPM) to make a primary triage decision for adults in less than 30 seconds. This link provides information and materials related to the START system.