Mass-Gathering Medical Care in Electronic Dance Music Festivals
FitzGibbon, K., Nable, J., Ayd, B., et al. (2017). Mass-Gathering Medical Care in Electronic Dance Music Festivals. (Abstract only.) Prehospital Disaster Medicine. 32(5): 563-567.
The authors used the Arbon and Hartman models to estimate patient presentation and patient transport rates during three separate music festivals in Maryland. Neither model accurately predicted outcomes, leading the authors to form specific incident action plans to improve overall data metrics.