telephone triage

A service that offers medical advice over the telephone.
Example Citation:
"Patients can phone in for 'telephone triage' 24 hours a day, seven days a week, helping to ease the pressure on local emergency wards."
— John Ibbitson, " 'Rostering' would ease strain on hospitals," The Globe and Mail, October 28, 1999
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