The Emergency Department (Ed)is Expecting a Large Number of Casualties

Question 15
Multiple Choice

The emergency department (ED)is expecting a large number of casualties after a bridge collapse.Which is a priority consideration for the ED leadership when activating the disaster plan? A) Responding paramedics and rescue personnel will notify the ED about exactly how many victims to expect. B) Responding paramedics and rescue personnel will triage all victims at the bridge collapse site before bringing them to the ED. C) The ED may receive many unexpected victims with minor injuries from the bridge collapse. D) Victims who have been contaminated with gasoline will be decontaminated by rescue personnel before arriving at the ED.