ICAR MEDCOM
Alpine Rescue & Mountain Emergency Medicine

ICAR MED REC

Management of Suspension Syndrome in Mountain Rescue

Nr.

ICAR-MED-REC-0039-2019

Version

1.0

Title


Management of Multi-Casualty Incidents in Mountain Rescue:

Evicence-Based Guidelines of the International Commission for Mountain Emergency Medicine (ICAR MedCom)

Author(s)

Blancher  Marc, Albasini Franҫois, Elsensohn Fidel, Zafren Ken, Hölzl Natalie, McLaughlin Kyle,  Wheeler Albert R. III, Roy Steven, Brugger Hermann, Greene Mike, Paal Peter

Responsible person

Blancher, Marc

Originally based on

N/A

Date of publication

01/06/2018

Valid Until

31/05/2023




Background

Multi-Casualty Incidents (MCI) occur in mountain areas. Little is known about the incidence and character of such events, and the kind of rescue response. Therefore, the International Commission for Mountain Emergency Medicine (ICAR MEDCOM) set out to provide recommendations for the management of MCI in mountain areas.


Publication

This work was published in the journal High Altitude Medicine and Biology (HAMB).

Published in Volume: 19 Issue 2: June 1, 2018

Link to the original publication (This link leads you to an external page of the publisher. Access rights subject to individual subscription regulations)


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