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Mass Casualty Triage. By, Megan Mills Per.3 Communications 1010. Mass Casualty Triage Scene. Scenario. School bus accident You and one other person are first on scene 23 passengers Multiple injuries. School Bus Accident. What would you do?. World-wide system

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mass casualty triage

Mass Casualty Triage

By, Megan Mills

Per.3

Communications 1010

Mass Casualty Triage Scene

what would you do
Scenario
  • School bus accident
  • You and one other person are first on scene
  • 23 passengers
  • Multiple injuries

School Bus Accident

What would you do?
what is triage

World-wide system

  • Most severe to least severe
  • Several Methods
  • Hospitals/Mass casualty incidents
  • Limited resources
  • Optimum lives

Color-coded Triage Tags

What is Triage?
points to cover

Who gets immediate medical treatment?

  • Who gets delayed medical treatment?
  • Who dies?
  • Real life application
Points to cover

Goal for Triage

immediate medical treatment robert d amick and tascpeu

Critical patient

Life Threatening Conditions

  • Extreme irregular breathing
  • Head injuries
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Severe burns
  • Internal Injuries
  • Extreme low blood pressure
  • Abnormal heart rate
  • Poisoning
  • Conscious/Unconscious
  • Survival?
  • First Transport Priority
Immediate Medical Treatment (Robert D. Amick and TASCPEU)
delayed medical treatment robert d amick tascpeu and katherine zhou
Moderate to Serious

Minor

“Walking Wounded”

Minimal injuries

May provide assistance

Medical personnel treated first

Hot Zone

Treatment After Critical/Serious

Dismissal Patients

  • Less Severe than Immediate Patients
  • Irregular breathing
  • Moderate bleeding
  • Moderate burns
  • Fractures
  • Conscious
  • Hot Zone
  • “Golden Hour”
  • Re-triage

Hot Zone

Delayed Medical Treatment(Robert D. Amick, TASCPEU, and Katherine Zhou)
who dies robert d amick
Dead

Dying

Potentially Fatal Injuries

Won’t Survive

No Treatment Before Critical/Serious

Limited Resources

Optimum Lives

  • No Pulse
  • Not Breathing
  • No Treatment
  • No CPR
  • Limited Resources
  • Optimum Lives
Who Dies?(Robert D. Amick)
real life application levs and plott
Boston Marathon Bombing
  • 144 injured
  • 3 Dead
  • 17 Critical
  • 25 Serious
  • Without Triage?

Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

Real Life Application(Levs and Plott)
wrap it all up
Used all around the world

Immediate

Delayed

Dead/Dying

Saves max amount of lives w/ limited resources

Wrap It All Up!