Major Incident Management

Author: Jessie Lynch / Editor: Yasmin Sultan / Codes: / Published: 18/01/2023

You are working in a tertiary hospital, with 20 Emergency Department (ED) majors beds and 5 resuscitation cubicles. There are currently 14 patients in your majors area, and 4 in the resuscitation area, of whom 2 are intubated and ventilated.

You receive a call that an explosion has occurred at a nearby chemical plant, with multiple people injured. There are four priority 1 patients, seven priority 2 patients, and ten priority 3 patients expected.

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