Dries, D., Reed, M., Kissoon, N., et al. (2014). Special Populations: Care of the Critically Ill and Injured During Pandemics and Disasters: CHEST Consensus Statement. Chest. 146(4 Suppl):e75S–e86S.
The panel developed 14 suggestions specific to caring for critically ill or injured populations during public health emergencies or disasters. Suggestions are categorized under the following: “defining special populations for mass critical care, special population planning, planning for access to regionalized service for special populations, triage and resource allocation of special populations, therapeutic considerations, and crisis standards of care for special populations.”