Mass-casualty, terrorist bombings: implications for emergency department and hospital emergency response (Part II).

@article{Halpern2003MasscasualtyTB,
  title={Mass-casualty, terrorist bombings: implications for emergency department and hospital emergency response (Part II).},
  author={Pinchas Halpern and Ming-Che Tsai and Jeffrey L. Arnold and Edita Stok and Gurkan Ersoy},
  journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={235-41}
}
This article reviews the implications of mass-casualty, terrorist bombings for emergency department (ED) and hospital emergency responses. Several practical issues are considered, including the performance of a preliminary needs assessment, the mobilization of human and material resources, the use of personal protective equipment, the organization and performance of triage, the management of explosion-specific injuries, the organization of patient flow through the ED, and the efficient… CONTINUE READING