Mass casualty triage after an airplane crash near Amsterdam.

  title={Mass casualty triage after an airplane crash near Amsterdam.},
  author={Ingri L. E. Postma and Hanneke Weel and Martin J. Heetveld and Ineke van der Zande and Taco Sjoerd Bijlsma and Frank W Bloemers and Johann Carel Goslings},
  volume={44 8},
INTRODUCTION Triage is an important aspect of the management of mass casualty incidents. This study describes the triage after the Turkish Airlines Crash near Amsterdam in 2009. The results of the triage and the injuries of P3 casualties were evaluated. In addition, the role of the trauma mechanism and its effect on spinal immobilisation during transport was analysed. METHODS Retrospective analysis of investigational reports, ambulance forms, and medical charts of survivors of the crash… CONTINUE READING
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