Disaster Planning Transportation Resources and Considerations for Managing a Burn Disaster
Kearns, R., Hubble, M., Holmes, J., et al. (2014). Disaster Planning: Transportation Resources and Considerations for Managing a Burn Disaster. (Abstract only.) Journal of Burn Care and Research. 35(1):21-32.
The authors reviewed literature on burn patient movement, with a focus on federal and military resources, capabilities, and limitations of state resources, both internal and when coordinating between states. The authors examined specialty care, ground and air ambulances, ambulance buses, and hospital-based ambulances and concluded the article by highlighting limitations and barriers to patient movement during a mass casualty burn incident.