Clinical Guidelines for Responding to Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear and Traumaburn Mass Casualty Incidents Quick Reference Guides for
Albanese, J., Burich, D., Smith, D. et al. (2015). Clinical Guidelines for Responding to Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Trauma/burn Mass Casualty Incidents: Quick Reference Guides for Emergency Department Staff. (Abstract only.) Journal of Business Continuity & Emergency Planning. 8(2): 122-133.
This article describes a reference tool for a hospital’s first response to biological emergencies. Steps based on the word "DISASTER" can help staff quickly assess and respond to an incident. (Detection, ICS, Safety/Security, Assessment, Support, Triage and Treatment, Evacuate, Recovery.)