Needed Innovation In Emergency Medical Services In Disasters Of The Future
Quarantelli, E. L.
Disaster Research Center
Our remarks are derived from recent empirical studies on the delivery of emergency medical services (EMS) in large mass casualty situations in the United States, but they are intended to be applicable to all societies. We also use the current scene to project into the future for it is a common major mistake in disaster planning to look backwards, not forward. Our six basic themes are:
Emergency Medical Services , casualty situations