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Preparing Your ICU For Disaster Response

This free guidebook will help you assess your ICU readiness, deploy communications plans, build ICU surge capacity, understand ethical decision making, and much more.


  1. What Matters? The Role of an ICU During Disaster
  2. Assessing Your ICU: Are You Ready to Respond to Disaster?
  3. Leadership During a Disaster
  4. Building an ICU Response Plan for Disasters
  5. Implementing an Effective ICU Disaster Response Plan
  6. Communication During Disaster
  7. How to Build ICU Surge Capacity
  8. Ethical Decision Making in Disasters: Key Ethical Principles and the Role of the Ethics Committee
  9. Behavioral Health Issues
  10. Pediatric Considerations: What Is Needed in My ICU to Care for These Casualties? 

J. Christopher Farmer, MD, FCCM, Editor
Randy S. Wax, MD, FCCM, Editor
Marie R. Baldisseri, MD, FCCM, Editor

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