Published in Law and Health Weekly, November 27th, 2004
Dr. Gutierrez de Ceballos and colleagues explained how they organized the hospital to deal with the influx of casualties, as well as analyzing severity of injuries and survival rate. The lessons they learned are invaluable while future terrorist attacks remain a threat.
Dr. Gutierrez de Ceballos and colleagues are based at the Gregorio Maranon University General Hospital (GMUGH), the largest public hospital in Madrid. Their article warned that overtriage can inundate hospitals, compromising care of...
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