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CDC Blast Injury

In an instant, explosions such as bombings and blasts can cause chaos and produce many life-threatening injuries and fatalities

In an instant, explosions such as bombings and blasts can cause chaos and produce many life-threatening injuries and fatalities

CDC Blast Injury

by Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Blast Injury

What is it about?

In an instant, explosions such as bombings and blasts can cause chaos and produce many life-threatening injuries and fatalities. Prehospital and hospital healthcare providers play critical roles in assessing and treating injuries immediately after mass casualty explosive events. Public health professionals must expect challenges in caring for the surge of victims after a terrorist bombing. This application is designed to help healthcare providers and public health professionals treat injuries, prepare for blast events, and save lives.

CDC Blast Injury

App Details

Version
1.1
Rating
NA
Size
33Mb
Genre
Medical Health & Fitness
Last updated
December 4, 2015
Release date
June 27, 2014
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App Store Description

In an instant, explosions such as bombings and blasts can cause chaos and produce many life-threatening injuries and fatalities. Prehospital and hospital healthcare providers play critical roles in assessing and treating injuries immediately after mass casualty explosive events. Public health professionals must expect challenges in caring for the surge of victims after a terrorist bombing. This application is designed to help healthcare providers and public health professionals treat injuries, prepare for blast events, and save lives.

Professionals can use this app to access critical guidance during an emergency, even if communication networks are down.

Content for prehospital and hospital healthcare providers:
oEssential information for understanding explosions
oInformation about the clinical management of blast injuries
oSpecial populations treatment considerations (e.g., women who are pregnant, children)
oEmergency management solutions
oPersonal safety information
oOn-the-scene emergency response guidance

Content for public health professionals:
oEssential information for understanding explosions
oEmergency management solutions
oMedical surge capacity guidance including information on facilitating health systems emergency communication

Download this application for easy access to CDC’s blast injury information.