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direct communication with the hospitals to let the hospitals prepare for the number of victims they will be receiving and what materials they will need to have ready. The city of Boston also uses a proprietary system within responders and providers that allows them to communicate securely. (Medscape.com, 2017) 3. Both doctors in this video spoke about the necessity of having a stockpile of tourniquets and type O-/+ on hand could be critical for victims suffering extreme blood loss due to the accident or event, and that emergency departments in communication with first responders should expect to receive the first victims from an event within 10 minutes, and thus first responders should strive for this timeframe in getting victims to emergency facilities. Not being familiar with the medical profession, it is difficult to say what I would add to this, except perhaps more mobile trauma units who may need to treat people onsite while normal paramedics are busy with others. (Medscape.com, 2017) 4. Yes, I believe so, because it allows for rapid mobilization of first responders, and triage of victims. A Mass Casualty Event is any event that has so many victims that it overwhelms the normal response effectiveness of first responders. This can easily happen in a plane crash that
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Airport Security 3 can have hundreds of casualties. Having such a protocol in place might allow for ARFF units to pull help from municipal resources when needed if the personnel for the ARFF is not sufficient to handle the number of casualties of an event. References Emilms.fema.gov. (2015). Course Summary - IS-700.A - National Incident Management System
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Airport Security 4 (NIMS), An Introduction. [online] Available at: [Accessed 15 Sep. 2017]. Medscape.com. (2017). Latest Medical News, Clinical Trials, Guidelines – Today on Medscape. [online] Available at: [Accessed 15 Sep. 2017].
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