This tool provides a regional naming convention and associated protocols for identifying, tracking, and caring for unidentified patients during a mass casualty incident (MCI) response. The table below contains naming convention guidance, including for first and last names and estimated age. There is also information for incorporation of identifying features into the patient record, and a tag to associate victims of the same incident. In addition, the guidance offers a target time period for patient registration.
Hospital Abbreviations and Items in Support of Regional Unidentified Patient Naming Convention
November 6, 2018
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Health Care System Needs for Detonated IND Response in the NYC Region
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Hospital Key IND Response Actions by Topic
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