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Table 2 25 main symptoms according to the National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM)

From: Patient triage system for supporting the operation of dispatch centres and rescue teams

Code Symptom/condition Code Symptom/condition
1 Abdominal/Back/Groin Pain 14 O.D./Poisoning
2 Anaphylaxis/Allergic Reaction 15 Pregnancy/Childbirth/Gyn
3 Infectious Disease 16 Seizures
4 Bleeding (Non-traumatic) 17 Sick (Unknown)/Other
5 Breathing Difficulty 18 Stroke (CVA)
6 Cardiac Arrest 19 Unconscious/Unresponsive/
Syncope
7 Chest Pain/Discomfort/Heart Problems 20 Pediatric Emergencies
8 Choking 21 Assault/Trauma
9 Diabetic 22 Burns—Thermal/Electrical/Chemical
10 Environmental/Toxic Exposure 23 Drowning/Near Drowning/Diving or Water-related Injury
11 Undefined symptoms 24 Falls/Accidents/Pain
12 Head/Neck 25 Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA)
13 Mental/Emotional/Psychological