Patient Decontamination in a Mass Chemical Exposure Incident National Planning Guidance for Communities
Cibulsky, S., Kirk, M., Ignacio, J., et al. (2014). Patient Decontamination in a Mass Chemical Exposure Incident: National Planning Guidance for Communities. U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
This guidance can help emergency planners prepare for mass patient decontamination from initial assessment to evaluation of process effectiveness. The authors emphasize the importance of communication and coordination between on-scene and health care facility-based staff.