Planning For The Management Of Burn-Injured Patients

October 2017

Emergency Care

Country of origin: UK

Best practice guidance has been published to describe a general set of principles to NHS organisations in planning, preparing and responding to all types of emergencies arising from any accident, natural disaster, failure of utilities or systems or hostile act resulting in an abnormal casualty situation or posing any threat to the health of the community or in the provision of services that involve significant numbers of burn injured patients. The guidance covers adults and children.

'NHS Emergency Planning Guidance 2005 - Planning for the management of burn-injured patients in the event of a major incident' is available online.

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