Atypical patient profiles common after disasters.

  title={Atypical patient profiles common after disasters.},
  journal={ED management : the monthly update on emergency department management},
  volume={18 1},
  • Published 2006 in
    ED management : the monthly update on emergency…
Follow the "surge, sort, support" triage model to ensure a higher quality of care for victims of communitywide disasters. Alert your staff that up to 80% of your patients will be self-referred. A large number of patients will have unexplained physical symptoms. Have a separate space available to function as a support center.