Hick, J.L., Hanfling, D., and Cantrill, S.V. (2012). Allocating Scarce Resources in Disasters: Emergency Department Principles. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 59(3): 177-187.
The authors summarize key elements contained in the Institute of Medicine work on crisis standards of care. Written for the emergency medicine community, this paper is intended to be a useful adjunct to support discussions related to the planning for large-scale disaster events.