Childers, A. (2010). Prioritizing Patients for Emergency Evacuation from a Healthcare Facility. Clemson University TigerPrints. All Dissertations. Paper 595.
This dissertation addresses the complex ethical decision-making process associated with hospital evacuation. The goal of this research is to develop a decision framework for prioritizing patient evacuations, where unique classifications of patient health, rates of evacuation, and survivability all impact the choice.