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MCI:

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

Group

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MCI:
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

Branch

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MCI:

Transporters of patients should have a ___ min rotation relief

30

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MCI:

Who in the ICS is responsible to direct and supervise Immediate, Delayed, and Minor Treatment Areas, and prepare patients for transport?

Treatment unit leader

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MCI:

Volunteers can be used during major disasters only, and they should be assigned to ____ treatment

Minor

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MCI:

What three treatment areas are established during a MCI?

•Immediate
•delayed
•minor

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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

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MCI:

Can an ambulance transport a delayed pt with an immediate?

Yes

"For efficient use of transport resources consider having each ambulance transport a delayed patient with each immediate patient"

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The Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment (START) plan allows the first responders to triage patients in ___ seconds or less

60

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MCI:

Triage personnel must rate or place the injured into which four categories?

•Deceased (Nonsalvageable)
•Immediate
•Delayed
•Minor

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MCI:

What three physical assessments are performed on each triage patient?

R.P.M.

Respirations (ventilation)
Pulses (perfusion)
Mental status

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MCI:

____ (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.

•minor

•walk

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MCI Triage:

When is a patient tagged deceased?

No respirations even after repositioning of the airway

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MCI Triage:

When is a patient tagged immediate?

-respirations present only after repositioning airway
OR:
"Thirty-Two" "Can do"
-respirations over 30 per minute;
-capillary refill takes over 2 seconds;
-patient fails to follow simple commands

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What does acronym START stand for when triaging patients?

Simple Triage And Rapid Treatment

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What color at the bottom of a triage tag represents a patient that is...

Immediate?
Delayed?
Minor?
Deceased?

Immediate is red
Delayed is yellow
Minor is green
Deceased is black

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Triage tags:

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

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MCI:

______ assumes responsibility for providing triage management and movement of patients from the triage area to the treatment area.

Triage unit leader

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