• triage
  • As triage concepts become more sophisticated, triage guidance is also evolving into both software and hardware decision support products for use by caregivers in both hospitals and the field. (wikipedia.org)
  • See other sections for specific triage tools, methods, and systems Simple triage is usually used in a scene of an accident or "mass-casualty incident" (MCI), in order to sort patients into those who need critical attention and immediate transport to the hospital and those with less serious injuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • victims
  • The project was begun after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, when the hospital treated about 1,500 victims. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before Yang could get to the mall to buy a European phone charger, an explosion at the mall sends multiple injured victims to the Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under these circumstances, mass decon can take on some features of mass arrests, with victims forcibly rounded up, then treated inside impromptu detention areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • practice
  • The results of the current study provide evidence of the technology's effectiveness and help explain why incorporation of UVC room treatment into hospital cleaning protocols is quickly becoming a best practice. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • terrorist
  • Still licking their wounds from the worst hurricane to hit the region in the last century, local hospitals organized what will likely become the first of a series of meetings to plan out a strategy not just for dealing with new storms, but also potential terrorist attacks. (hudsonreporter.com)
  • Martinez said the hospitals need to be prepared for a 9/11-like event as well, saying that there will likely be some kind of terrorist event in the future. (hudsonreporter.com)
  • system
  • The purpose of the study was to compare the effectiveness of standard cleaning vs. standard cleaning with the addition of the use of a STERIS product, Pathogon™ UV Disinfection System, an automated UV decontamination system. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • LAX - Los Angeles International Airport has a decontamination system with four soap cannons to spray down hysterical crowds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Memorial Hospital
  • The episode focuses on Yang as she prepares to say her goodbyes to the doctors at Grey-Sloan Memorial hospital including her best friend Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) and her love interest Owen Hunt (Kevin McKidd) and leave for Zurich for her new job. (wikipedia.org)
  • team
  • The course also address best practices for patient decontamination team response protocols. (bphc.org)
  • Suited up, our Decontamination Response Team (DRT) looks like they stepped off the set of a Hollywood disaster movie. (wyomingmedicalcenter.org)
  • Apply fundamental concepts required to establish a Hospital Emergency Response Team (HERT) that can respond operationally to a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI). (prezi.com)
  • human
  • The purpose of decontamination is to prevent the spread of micro-organisms and other noxious contaminants that may threaten the health of human beings or animals, or damage the environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • security
  • In some situations volunteers may be needed to augment or replace rescue/security personnel to help maintain calm and/or assist with decontamination procedures. (wikipedia.org)
  • large
  • Hospitals, in particular, employ large amounts of solid surface for sinks, showers, nursing stations and wall cladding, because its seamless properties eliminate gaps and crevices that harbor harmful bacteria. (wikipedia.org)
  • staff
  • In nearly all the hospitals, staff members had to hunker down for the duration of the emergency in order to assure hospitals that they would be available for duty. (hudsonreporter.com)
  • Parole and infirmary blocks were situated within the grounds, as was a detached chapel, senior staff and official's housing and an isolation hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hospital staff were made to undergo decontamination on entering and leaving the ward and wore masks and surgical gowns at all times. (wikipedia.org)
  • procedures
  • Military groups, church groups, Boy Scouts groups, Girl Guides, businesses, etc. can prepare for possible contaminations by performing drills of decontamination procedures. (wikipedia.org)
  • full
  • The Lower Manhattan Hospital operates 170 beds, and offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services, as well as community outreach and education. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following a full merger in 2013 with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, it was renamed New York-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • The idea is to pool resources and evaluate needs so that hospitals can help each other and work with local emergency management teams. (hudsonreporter.com)