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Medscape video-Emergency Medical Response to Terrorist Bombings: Lessons Learned From Boston and Brussels (Links to an external site.) – Dr. Robert Glatter and Dr. Paul D. Biddinger, April 11, 2016. Duration (16:52). A transcriptPreview the document of the video is also available on the Medscape video pages.
Answer the following questions relating back to the Medscape video:
What were the ‘lessons learned’ in the Boston Marathon event that can be applied to an airport/ARFF incident?
What were the various types of Communications networks/systems used in the Boston event?
What type of pre-emergency planning efforts were utilized for these incidents? Would you add any more?
Would a ‘Mass Casualty Protocol’ for the health industry be able to learn any valuable lessons from a triennial airport exercise? In which ways?
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