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. (2014). Clinical Guidelines for Responding to Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Trauma/Burn Mass Casualty Incidents: Quick Reference Guides for Emergency Department Staff. (Free registration required.) Journal of Business Continuity & Emergency Planning 8(2):122-33.
The authors describe a quick reference for a hospital’s first response to chemical 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).