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Baker Frank J. II M.D.
Topics in Emergency Medicine: May 1979
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Common problems in the management of mass casualties include communication, response by hospital-based personnel, triage, field stabilization and patient distribution through an on-site ambulance dispatch area. Planning, coupled with maximum flexibility and routine practice, all insure maximum patient benefit when a mass casualty situation arises.

© 1979 Aspen Publishers, Inc.