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Data Management in Mass Casualty Incidents: The e-Triage Project

Greiner-Mai, Thomas and Donner, Anton (2010) Data Management in Mass Casualty Incidents: The e-Triage Project. INFORMATIK 2010 - 40. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V., 27. Sep. - 01. Okt. 2010, Berlin, Germany. ISBN 978-3-88579-270-3. ISSN 1617-5468

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Abstract

The main drawback of paper-based registration systems for organizing mass casualty incidents (MCIs) is that information about affected persons remains among the persons themselves. Data can be duplicated/aggregated by laborious manual copying triage tags only, and the normal medium for exchanging information are voicebased radio systems. Since MCIs normally overwhelm the regularly available rescue resources a particularly effective crisis management has to be applied. Operational command centers and rescue forces need information as fast as possible about type and number of injuries, so that each affected or injured person gets optimal care. This paper gives a general survey of the e-Triage project, in which a coherent overall concept for a MCI data management system is studied.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech, Paper)
Title:Data Management in Mass Casualty Incidents: The e-Triage Project
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Greiner-Mai, ThomasEuro-DMS Ltd
Donner, AntonAnton.Donner@dlr.de
Date:September 2010
Refereed publication:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:No
Volume:2
Page Range:pp. 200-206
Editors:
EditorsEmail
Fähnrich, Klaus-PeterUNSPECIFIED
Bogdan, FranczykUNSPECIFIED
ISSN:1617-5468
ISBN:978-3-88579-270-3
Status:Published
Keywords:mass casualty incident (MCI), triage, registration
Event Title:INFORMATIK 2010 - 40. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.
Event Location:Berlin, Germany
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:27. Sep. - 01. Okt. 2010
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W - no assignement
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W - no assignement
DLR - Research theme (Project):W -- no assignement (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Communication and Navigation > Digital Networks
Deposited By: Anton Donner
Deposited On:29 Oct 2010 07:44
Last Modified:29 Oct 2010 07:44

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