Jacobs, L.M. and Joint Committee to Create a National Policy to Enhance Survivability from Intentional Mass Casualty and Active Shooter Events. (2016). The Hartford Consensus IV: A Call for Increased National Resilience. (Abstract only.) Connecticut Medicine. 80(4):239-44.
This resource discusses the call for greater involvement of volunteer responders at the scene of a mass casualty incident to ensure that victims don’t die from uncontrolled bleeding. It reviews the THREAT acronym: Threat suppression. Hemorrhage control. Rapid Extrication to safety. Assessment by medical providers. Transport to definitive care.