Search Tag: mass casualty events

Executive Health Management

U.S. Hospitals Brace For Disasters At Party Conventions

2016 19 Jul

Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, are on high alert as the two cities host the Republican and Democratic party conventions to choose their presidential candidates.    But the level of preparedness has been overshadowed by a growing concern from random or criminally-intended shootings of civilians and policemen... Read more

ICU Management

Mass Casualty Events: Survival Strategies

2015 29 Sep

A new compendium of strategies to enhance survival of victims from mass casualty events has been released as a supplement to the Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons. The report, "Strategies to Enhance Survival in Active Shooter and Intentional Mass Casualty Events: A Compendium", contains recommendations from the Joint Committee to Create... Read more