Eyal, N., Firth, P., and MGH Disaster Relief Ethics Group. (2012). Repeat Triage in Disaster Relief: Questions from Haiti. PLOS Currents Disasters. 22(4).
Medical responders to the earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010 identify and explain five considerations they took into account when treating repeat patients. They concluded that “responders can permissibly give a degree of priority to existing patients over newcomers” after a disaster.