Knebel, A., Sharpe, V., Danis, M., et al. (2014). Informing the Gestalt – An Ethical Framework for Allocating Scarce Federal Public Health and Medical Resources to States during Disasters. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 8(1):79-88.
The authors, who have extensive experience in Federal and other related settings, share an ethical framework and logic model for medical decision making in disaster situations when resources are often particularly scarce.