Resource Library

Blast Injuries

Blast Injuries: ​E​ssential Facts​

Blast Lung Injury: What Clinicians Need to Know

Blast Lung Injury: An Overview for Prehospital Care Providers


Bombings: Injury Patterns and Care

In a Moment’s Notice: Surge Capacity in Terrorist Bombings

After a Bombing: Health and Safety Information for Emergency Care Providers

After a Bombing: Health and Safety Information for the General Public




Prehospital Final Report 130130​

Saving Lives on the Battlefield II Final


Feedback to the Field

Cricothryoid Device (1)

Pelvic Compression Device (2)

Tibial IO-IV Devices (3)

Emergency Tracheostomy Placement (5)

Perforation of the Sternum by an IO Infusion (6)

Sternal IO-IV Infusion - Assissment by CT (7)

Cricothyrotomy Observations (8)

Placement of Humeral IO-IV Devices (9)

Supraglottic Tube Placement (10)

Application of the CAT (11)

TQ Use in OEF OIF and OND (12)

Improper CAT Preparation (13)

Needle Thoracentesis Observations (14)

Supraglottic Airway Device Observations (15)

Junctional Emergency Treatment Tool (JETT) (16)

Intraosseous Intravenous (IO-IV) Device Use (17)


Global Health Engagement

Human Performance


Mass Casualty Events

Preparing for a Mass Casualty Event

National EMS Core Content

The National Association of EMS Physicians led a workgroup as part of the CDC sponsored Terrorism Injuries: Information Dissemination and Exchange project to develop a national guideline for mass casualty triage. The result of this effort is the Model Uniform Core Criteria a list of essential elements for a mass casualty triage system.

Model Uniform Core Criteria position paper

Model Uniform Core Criteria background paper

They also developed the SALT Triage mass casualty triage scheme. SALT Triage meets the guidelines of the Model Uniform Core Criteria and is freely available.

SALT position paper

SALT background paper

SALT scheme




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FT2F-1Cricothryoid Device.pdfFT2f-12 TQ Use in OEF OIF and OND.pdf​​