Mass Casualty Decontamination in the United States An Online Survey of Current Practice
Power, S., Symons, C., Carter, H., et al. (2016). Mass Casualty Decontamination in the United States: An Online Survey of Current Practice. Health Security. 14(4): 226-236.
The authors conducted an online survey to understand U.S. fire departments' decontamination practices and related preparedness for responding to incidents involving mass casualty decontamination. Significant variance in decontamination plans and practices was uncovered, leading the authors to emphasize the need for national guidelines.