Posts Tagged : mass casualty incident

Doom and Bloom Hour 4/20/2013 Mass Casualty Triage,Spiders,Garden Medicine

      In this episode, Apr.20,2013, Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy discuss the recent tragedies in the world and how to be an effective first responder at a mass casualty incident.  Dr. Bones also talks about spider bites and Nurse Amy reviews some medicinal herbs. After the Boston Marathon

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Triage For Mass Casualty Incidents, Part 2

(DR. BONES SAYS:  The frequency of mass casualty incidents from shootings have been very high recently, culminating in the shooting at Los Angeles International Airport being reported at present.  This is part 2 of my series on mass casualty incidents written in response to the Boston Marathon Bombing.  Stay safe.)

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Triage for Mass Casualty Incidents, Part 1

    Email Given the horrific events surrounding the Boston Marathon bombings, we all have to realize that we are not safe, and may never be in today’s world. Now we are hearing about a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport; this is the fifth multiple shooting in 10 days

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The Mass Casualty Incident: Triage, Part 3

Hey Prepper Nation, Last time, we described a mass casualty incident scene with 20 victims and told you about initial considerations before beginning START (Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment).  In our scenario, you ended up with 10 victims on the ground, 8 walking wounded, and 2 relatively uninjured but unskilled

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The Mass Casualty Incident: Triage, Part 2

Hey Prepper Nation, Last article, we discussed some basics regarding Mass Casualty Incidents (MCIs).  To review: A mass casualty incident is any event in which your medical resources are inadequate for the number and severity of injuries incurred.  Mass Casualty Incidents (we’ll call them “MCIs”) can be quite variable in

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The Mass Casualty Incident: Triage, Part 1

                                                                               What You Won’t Have… Given the horrific events surrounding the Boston Marathon bombings, we all have to realize that we are not safe, and may never be in today’s world. This article is part 1 of 3 of what you, the non-medical professional, need to know when you face

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