Mass casualty

Initial EMS Field Triage: The Mass Casualty Event

ss-of-initial-ems-field-triageIt’s just you, your partner, one ambulance, and a dozen or more patients screaming for help.  One is demanding immediate transport for his injured arm, another is in your face panicking about his car, and someone else is quiet… too quiet and barely breathing.  This is an MCI, and now you have to basically herd cats.  Or worse, figure out the complexities of the latest triage tag design.