Disaster strikes – is your ICU prepared? Preparing Your ICU for Disaster Response serves as a step-by-step guide to help ICU professionals assess their current level of disaster preparedness. It provides information to help align your ICU response within an institutional disaster preparedness plan, as well as tips for how to translate this plan to accommodate your specific resource needs in the event of a critical care surge. Presented in an easy-to-follow format, this toolkit provides practical, usable resources for strategizing and implementing a standing plan for disaster preparedness.
J. Christopher Farmer, MD, FCCM; Randy Wax, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FCCM; Marie R. Baldisseri, MD, FCCM