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  1. A review of the management of a major incident involving predominantly paediatric casualties.

    Article - En anglais

    On 27 September 1993 a double-decker bus full of secondary school children was involved in a collision with a lorry.

    A total of 58 people were injured, including two fatalities.

    All except two of the casualities were children.

    Forty-two casualities, including all of the seriously injured, were taken to the Accident & Emergency Department at York District Hospital.

    Fifteen casualities were admitted, the majority with closed head injuries.

    Most of the injuries were of a minor nature, predominantly soft-tissue damage and superficial lacerations.

    This paper reviews these injuries and the implementation of the hospital major accident (MAJAX) plan.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Accident circulation, Royaume Uni, Organisation, Soin, Secours première urgence, Programme sanitaire, Service hospitalier, Homme, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Traffic accident, United Kingdom, Organization, Care, First emergency care, Sanitary program, Hospital ward, Human, Europe

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0494625

    Code Inist : 002B30A04D. Création : 199501.