Challenges of major incident management when excess resources are allocated: experiences from a mass casualty incident after roof collapse of a military command center.

@article{Romundstad2004ChallengesOM,
  title={Challenges of major incident management when excess resources are allocated: experiences from a mass casualty incident after roof collapse of a military command center.},
  author={Luis Romundstad and Knut Ole Sundnes and Johan Pillgram-Larsen and Geir Ketil R{\o}ste and Mads Gilbert},
  journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          179-84
        }
}
During a military exercise in northern Norway in March 2000, the snow-laden roof of a command center collapsed with 76 persons inside. Twenty-five persons were entrapped and/or buried under snow masses. There were three deaths. Seven patients had serious injuries, three had moderate injuries, and 16 had minor injuries. A military Convalescence Camp that had been set up in a Sports Hall 125 meters from the scene was reorganized as a causality clearing station. Officers from the Convalescence… CONTINUE READING

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