Preparedness Capabilities and Assessments

Keep the Children in Mind

- Federal, state, and local disaster plans should include specific protocols for management of pediatric casualties and pediatric survivors

- Pediatricians, especially those with expertise in pediatric emergency medicine and disaster medicine, should be included in planning at every organizational level

- Disaster teams should include pediatricians and other personnel skilled at evaluating and treating children



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Idea No. 116