Kearns, R.D., Holmes, J.H. 4th, Alson, R.L., Cairns, B.A. (2014). (2014). Disaster Planning: The Past, Present, and Future Concepts and Principles of Managing a Surge of Burn Injured Patients for those Involved in Hospital Facility Planning and Preparedness. (Abstract only.) Journal of Burn Care Research. 35(1):e33-42.
The authors reviewed published plans, academic works, findings from actual disasters, and reports on disaster modeling to develop surge plan recommendations and a checklist for non-burn center hospitals to use before they are able to transfer burn patients. They focus on staff, supplies, and space.