Augmenting Critical Care Capacity During a Disaster
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Crisis Management, 2022, 0:15:00
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An ICU’s response to a surge or major catastrophic event must be part of the overall disaster plan. A healthcare system must be able to rapidly accommodate an increased demand for services under extenuating circumstances. This chapter from Fundamental Critical Care Support: Crisis Management reviews the three key components of surge capacity are Staff, Space to accommodate the surge of patients, staff, and equipment, and Stuff (equipment, supplies, and medications).
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Year 2022


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