Receiving mass casualties at sea: the capabilities of the primary casualty receiving facility.

  • Gillie Evans
  • Published 2004 in Journal of the Royal Naval Medical Service


Exercise Aurora (May-June 2004) off the eastern seaboard of the United States provided an opportunity, on several occasions, to test the ability of the PCRF to cope with large numbers of "casualties" arriving simultaneously. This article reviews the role of the PCRF, its facilities and capabilities, and how these are currently utilised to handle mass… (More)