Framework for Expanding EMS System Capacity During Medical Surge
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2017). Framework for Expanding EMS System Capacity During Medical Surge.
This framework can help community planners better understand the role of emergency medical services in medical surge planning and crisis standard of care adaptations, which falls under four strategies: Tiered Dispatch; Modified Treatment and Transport Strategies; Coordinated Transport to Alternate Destinations; and Support for Rapid Implementation of Patient Interventions.