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Mass Casualty Evacuation and Patient Movement

McGovern, J. (n.d.). Mass Casualty Evacuation and Patient Movement. (Accessed 3/1/2017.) The Federal Response to Health and Medical Disasters, Chapter 9.

The author provides an overview of the planning and activation steps in a catastrophic scenario requiring mass evacuation that overwhelms local and state resources. The chapter has several sections: Planning Cycle (which examines planning for various types of threat); Characteristics of the Area (which encourages planners to consider demographics and structural integrity of healthcare facilities); Estimating Requirements for Medical Evacuation; Planning; Execution; Patient Evacuation from Medical Facilities; and Patient Evacuation Using the National Disaster Medical System.
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