Be Prepared! Hospital Planning for Major Public Events

Axel R., Heller
July 2011
Deutsches Aerzteblatt International;7/18/2011, Vol. 108 Issue 28/29, p12
Academic Journal
In this article the author discusses mass casualty incidents (MCIs), with reference to an article by Ole Ackermann and colleagues in the same issue. It states that the authors observed that patients of MCI held at the 2010 Love Parade in Duisburg, Germany arrived late at trauma rooms, something which was common in other MCIs also. It mentions that planning of major public events should take into account medical care system of the place to avoid MCIs.


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