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S|tuat|on of mass casua|t|es

tr|age
W Lhe raLlo beLween Lhe number and quallLy of
helpers and Lhe number and severlLy of
casualLles
W Lhe flow beLween new casualLles arrlvlng on
Lhe slLe and Lhose evacuaLed or noL requlrlng
furLher care
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W 1rlage ls a managemenL
process for sorLlng
casualLles lnLo groups
based on Lhelr need for
prlorlLy LreaLmenL or
evacuaLlon lL precedes
more advanced care
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- Lhe dead
- Lhe sllghLly ln[ured
- Lhe unln[ured
Sll1
- Lhe naLure of Lhe
problem wlLh LreaLmenL
avallable ln Lerms of
personnel and supplles
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C8l1lCAL CASLS
Alrway problems are dealL wlLh before 8reaLhlng
problems whlch ln Lurn are dealL
wlLh before ClrculaLlon problems
C8!LC1lvL
ls Lo achleve opLlmal use of Lhe avallable
personnel and resources so as Lo beneflL Lhe
greaLesL number of casualLles who have Lhe besL
chance of survlval
ls Lo achleve opLlmal use of Lhe avallable
personnel and resources so as Lo beneflL Lhe
greaLesL number of casualLles who have Lhe besL
chance of survlval
18lACL lor prlorlLy of LreaLmenL
1
(urgenL)
- LlfeLhreaLenlng
condlLlons
LreaLable aL
leasL for
someLlme by
means of
lmmedlaLe
slmple measures
2
(serlous)
- Ma[or buL noL
lmmedlaLely llfe
LhreaLenlng
condlLlons where
some delay ls
ccepLable
3
(walL)
- Mlnor ln[urles
requlrlng
mlnlmal surglcal
care ln[urles for
whlch an
lndeflnlLe walL ls
posslble lf noL
deslrable
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