Patient Care Strategies for Scarce Resource Situations
Minnesota Department of Health, Center for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Minnesota Healthcare Preparedness Program. (2020). Patient Care Strategies for Scarce Resource Situations.
This card set can help facilitate an orderly approach to resource shortfalls at a healthcare facility. It is a decision support tool to be used by key personnel, along with incident management, who are familiar with ethical frameworks and processes that underlie these decisions. Note that the card set does NOT include COVID-19 specific predictors of mortality that must be considered in the triage process.