The "RTR" medical response system for nuclear and radiological mass-casualty incidents: a functional TRiage-TReatment-TRansport medical response model.

@article{Hrdina2009TheM,
  title={The "RTR" medical response system for nuclear and radiological mass-casualty incidents: a functional TRiage-TReatment-TRansport medical response model.},
  author={Chad M Hrdina and C. Norman Coleman and Sandy Bogucki and Judith L. Bader and Robert Edward Hayhurst and Joseph D Forsha and David Marcozzi and Kevin Yeskey and Ann R. Knebel},
  journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          167-78
        }
}
Developing a mass-casualty medical response to the detonation of an improvised nuclear device (IND) or large radiological dispersal device (RDD) requires unique advanced planning due to the potential magnitude of the event, lack of warning, and radiation hazards. In order for medical care and resources to be collocated and matched to the requirements, a [US] Federal interagency medical response-planning group has developed a conceptual approach for responding to such nuclear and radiological… CONTINUE READING

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