Flashcards in *Bk 70- MCI Deck (18):
Medical ____ (branch or group?) is the basic level established at an LAFD incident when the number of resources exceed the span of control of the Incident Commander
The Medical _____ (group or branch?) is reserved for incidents with a medical component that includes an unusually large number of victims, where patients are spread over a large area, or access to patients is separated by a great distance. ie, metro-rail or airplane crash
Transporters of patients should have a ___ min rotation relief
Who in the ICS is responsible to direct and supervise Immediate, Delayed, and Minor Treatment Areas, and prepare patients for transport?
Treatment unit leader
Volunteers can be used during major disasters only, and they should be assigned to ____ treatment
What three treatment areas are established during a MCI?
Which treatment area (immediate, delayed, minor?) should be isolated from the other treatment areas if possible?
Isolate Minor Treatment Area from Immediate and Delayed where possible
Can an ambulance transport a delayed pt with an immediate?
"For efficient use of transport resources consider having each ambulance transport a delayed patient with each immediate patient"
The Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment (START) plan allows the first responders to triage patients in ___ seconds or less
Triage personnel must rate or place the injured into which four categories?
What three physical assessments are performed on each triage patient?
____ (minor, delayed, immediate?) patients are separated from the general group at the start of triage by ordering "anyone who can ____" followed by an area assignment where the patients should proceed.
When is a patient tagged deceased?
No respirations even after repositioning of the airway
When is a patient tagged immediate?
-respirations present only after repositioning airway
"Thirty-Two" "Can do"
-respirations over 30 per minute;
-capillary refill takes over 2 seconds;
-patient fails to follow simple commands
What does acronym START stand for when triaging patients?
Simple Triage And Rapid Treatment
What color at the bottom of a triage tag represents a patient that is...
Immediate is red
Delayed is yellow
Minor is green
Deceased is black
What do you do if the triage priority of the patient changes?
-Remove entire bottom portion of original tag, leave injury information
-Add second tag with new triage category and reason for change