Burn Disaster Response Planning in New York City Updated Recommendations for Best Practices
Leahy, N.E., Yurt, R.W., Lazar, E.J., et al. (2012). Burn Disaster Response Planning in New York City: Updated Recommendations for Best Practices. Journal of Burn Care Research. 33(5): 587-594.
This article describes the New York City Burn Response Plan. Highlights include recommendations for: a triage system that considers comorbidities; provider indemnification; staff resources; data flow; a centralized patient and resource tracking database; and educational modules for pre-hospital providers and non-burn specialist nurses and physicians.