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  • Tags: Ethics

Creator: Guest, T., G. Tantam, N. Donlin, K. Tantam, H. McMillan, and A. Tillyard.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2009-10-09
Description: We assessed the impact of a United Kingdom government‐recommended triage process, designed to guide the decision to admit patients to intensive care during an influenza pandemic, on patients in a teaching hospital intensive care unit.

Creator: Fink, Sheri L.
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2010
Description: Demand for critical care resources could vastly outstrip supply in an influenza pandemic or other health emergency, which has led expert groups to propose altered standards for triage and resource allocation.

Creator: Utley, Martin, Christina Pagel, Mark J. Peters, Andy Petros, and Paula Lister.
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2011-01
Description: The 2009 H1N1 pandemic reinforced the need for a planned response to increased demand for critical care.

VAPandemicFluPlan_2006-03-31.pdf
Creator: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2006-03-31
Description: The VA Pandemic Influenza Plan has been created to guide VA in protecting staff and Veterans during a pandemic. It is part of VA emergency plans to help all parts of VA with preparation, response, and recovery stages of an influenza pandemic.

Creator: By John L. Hick, Dan Hanfling, Matthew K. Wynia, and Andrew T. Pavia
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-03-05
Description: The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and resulting disease state COVID-19 pose a direct threat to an over-burdened U.S. medical care system and supporting supply chains for medications and materials.

Creator: Washington State Department of Health and Northwest Healthcare Response Network
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2020
Description: In the event of a large-scale disaster, either a no-notice event such as a natural disaster or a prolonged situation such as a pandemic, there is the potential for an overwhelming number of critically ill or injured patients. In these situations,…

seattle_public_engagement_project_final_sept2009.pdf
Creator: Public Health - Seattle & King County
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2009-09-29
Description: A severe influenza pandemic will have profound impact on the health care delivery system. Shortages of life-sustaining medical resources, including hospital beds, trained health care providers, intensive care unit resources, medical supplies,…

Creator: Daugherty Biddison, E. Lee, Ruth Faden, Howard S. Gwon, Darren P. Mareiniss, Alan C. Regenberg, Monica Schoch-Spana, Jack Schwartz, and Eric S. Toner.
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-04
Description: The threat of a catastrophic public health emergency causing life-threatening illness or injury on a massive scale has prompted extensive federal, state, and local preparedness efforts. Modeling studies suggest that an influenza pandemic similar to…

ventilator_guidelines.pdf
Creator: New York State Department of Health and New York State Task Force
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2015-11-25
Description: The guidelines provide direction for the distribution of ventilators in the event of a severe pandemic, when there are insufficient ventilators to treat everyone who needs them. The guidelines balance the goal of saving the most lives with important…

Creator: Lewnard, Joseph A., and Nathan C. Lo.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-03-23
Description: On Dec 31, 2019, the WHO China Country Office received notice of a cluster of pneumonia cases of unknown aetiology in the Chinese city of Wuhan, Hubei province.