ASPR TRACIE. (2020). Crisis Standards of Care. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response.
The provision of medical care under catastrophic disaster conditions requires considerable pre-event planning, along with the recognition that the delivery of healthcare services will likely change due to the potential scarcity of required resources. The resources in this Topic Collection can help healthcare providers create and update effective crisis standards of care plans.