Mass Medical Care with Scarce Resources A Community Planning Guide
Phillips, S.J., Knebel, A., and Johnson, K.. (2007). Mass Medical Care with Scarce Resources: A Community Planning Guide.
Chapter VI of this guide provides an overview of the issues surrounding non-federal, non-hospital-based alternative care sites (ACS). Different types of ACS are described, and factors associated with decision making during mass casualty events are highlighted. Sample case studies are also included including several from Hurricane Katrina.