Menes, K., Tintinalli, J., and Plaster, K. (2017). How One Las Vegas ED Saved Hundreds of Lives After the Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. History. Emergency Physicians Monthly.
Dr. Menes, the attending in charge of the Sunrise emergency department on the night of the incident, shares his experiences mobilizing plans and overseeing triage as patients arrived. He discusses running out of supplies and having to improvise and emphasizes the importance of eliminating “choke points” (e.g., staffing operating rooms and addressing triage challenges).