Toward the Way Forward The National Children's Disaster Mental Health Concept of Operations
Schreiber, M., Pfefferbaum, B., and Sayegh, L. (2013). Toward the Way Forward: The National Children's Disaster Mental Health Concept of Operations. (Abstract only.) Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 6:174–181.
The authors suggest the use of an evidence-based, rapid triage system to provide disaster healthcare workers with a common metric during response and recovery phases. This approach will help communities equitably distribute resources using a population-based approach.