How Violent Attacks Are Changing the Demands of Mass Casualty Incidents A Review of The Challenges Associated with Intentional Mass Casualty Incident

The author defines mass casualty incident (MCI), describes the history and evolution of MCIs, critiques assumptions for triage during an MCI, and examines the START and SALT adult triage methods. The author also describes self-evacuation and outlines distribution of patients to different medical centers, communication challenges, and hospital operations.
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