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Basic Emergency Care: approach to the acutely ill and injured

World Health Organization WHO and Internationl Federation of the Red Cross ICRC, (2018)

This is an open-access training course for frontline healthcare providers who manage acute illness and injury with limited resources. Produced in response to requests from multiple countries and international partners, the BEC package includes a Participant Workbook and electronic slide decks for each module. Integrating the guidance from WHO Emergency Triage, Assessment and Treatment (ETAT) for children and the Integrated Management of Adult/Adolescent Illness (IMAI), BEC teaches a systematic approach to the initial assessment and management of time-sensitive conditions where early intervention saves lives

Prehospital trauma care systems

Sasser S,Varghese M, Kellermann A, Lormand JD., Eds.: World Health Organization, (2005)

This manual provides guidance for policymakers on the issue of prehospital trauma care systems. The main areas covered include the organisation of the prehospital trauma care system, capacity development, data collection, transportation and communication, as well as ethical and legal considerations

Guidelines for essential trauma care

Mock, C et al, Eds.: World Health Organization (WHO), (2004)

The Guidelines for essential trauma care seek to set achievable standards for trauma treatment services which could realistically be made available to almost every injured person in the world. They then seek to define the resources that would be necessary to assure such care. These include human resources (staffing and training) and physical resources (infrastructure, equipment and supplies).

WHO guidance for contingency planning

World Health Organization (WHO), (2018)

In this contingency planning guidance, a set of actions to prepare for emergencies from all hazards and to help minimize their impact, is proposed. These actions include the development, implementation, simulation, monitoring and regular update of risks-based contingency plans.

National Disaster Risk Management Strategy

Royal Government of Bhutan, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, Department of Disaster Management, (2017)

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