Phased Disaster Response in University and Teaching Hospitals

  • R. D. Slay
Conference paper
Part of the Anaesthesiologie und Intensivmedizin / Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine book series (A+I, volume 167)


A “phased” Emergency Operation Plan is designed to meet, with a flexible response, the demands of any serious casualty situation. Such a plan has been established at Brooke Army Medical Center. Traditionally, hospitals have indiscriminately mobilized all medical staff and support personnel to pre-assigned locations regardless of the extent of the crisis. In a large medical center or teaching hospital, this “all or none” response results in a tremendous expenditure of effort and personnel. The Brooke Plan distinction, is based on a rapid but graded manpower and facility mobilization in response to variable groups of injured patients. The plan is divided into three phases.


Teaching Hospital Injured Patient Disaster Management Disaster Response Response Plan 
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