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The Hospital Response 

The Hospital Response
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The Hospital Response
Author(s):

Ian Greaves

and Paul Hunt

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199238088.003.0012
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date: 24 October 2021

Chapter 12 covers information on the phases of the response, planning—principles and priorities, the structured approach to the hospital response and surge management, the emergency department, the hospital coordination team, documentation and patient tracking, communications, action cards, equipment, training, hierarchy, declaration and activation of a major incident response, reception, triage, resuscitation, surgical and non-surgical (medical) care, forensic considerations, recovery/business continuity, post-incident recovery, special incidents, CBRN, multiple burns casualties, and multiple paediatric casualties.

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