Predicting Casualty Severity and Hospital Capacity

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Predicting Casualty Severity and Hospital Capacity

Description

This planning tool helps hospitals predict the pattern of casualty severity and their capacity to provide care after a mass casualty event.

This tool includes the following sections:

  • Predicting triage severity
  • Predicting hospital capacity to care for critical casualties
  • Predicting hospital capacity to care for noncritical casualties

Developer:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Funding Sources:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

History

Release Date: 2003
Original Summary: August 2007
Last Updated: 06/18/14

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