Managing mass casualty events is just the application of normal activity on a grander scale for the emergency health services. Or is it?

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to examine the proposition that emergency health services can manage mass casualty events by adopting a grander scale to their normal activity. Emergency Management Australia uses the term medical emergency in its glossary to describe mass casualties which are events in which trained personnel are required to respond effectively to a medical crisis beyond the accepted routine of the health care facility
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 11
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Emergency Primary Health Care
Volume9
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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