Bayram, J. D., Zuabi, S., and Subbarao, I.. (2011). Disaster Metrics: Quantitative Benchmarking of Hospital Surge Capacity in Trauma-Related Multiple Casualty Events. (Abstract only.) Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 5(2):117-24.
The authors complemented a literature review with mathematical modeling to illustrate the importance of quantitatively benchmarking various components of hospital bed surge capacity.