Considerations for Preparedness for a Pediatric Burn Disaster
Ryan, C.M., Antoon, A., Fagan, S.P., et al. (2011). Considerations for Preparedness for a Pediatric Burn Disaster. (Abstract only.) Journal of Burn Care Research. 32(5):e165-6.
This “Letter to the Editor” outlines considerations that must be included in the development of pediatric burn plans, such as addressing mental health and family reunification needs; specialized equipment/size of equipment; and modifications of triage and care protocols to suit pediatric patients.