Major Incident Medical Management and Support by Advanced Life Support Group
The Practical Approach at the Scene

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Major Incident Medical Management and Support (MIMMS) is the coursebook for the Advanced Life Support Group’s internationally taught training for health care professionals responding to major incidents. The practical approach employed in MIMMS has proved an invaluable aid to both civilian and military doctors, nurses and paramedics working in disaster management worldwide.

The third edition has been fully revised to make MIMMS appropriate for the 21st century, with greater emphasis on human factors, a more structured approach to medical management, and new chapters on:Hazardous materialsIncidents involving large numbers of childrenManagement of a major incident with multiple burn casualtiesMass gatheringsNatural disasters 

There are also revised appendices covering responsibility for the dead, radio use, and voice procedures, and what to do beyond the immediate situation.

Covering all eventualities in medical management during major incidents, MIMMS provides a comprehensive and practical guide for all who are involved in this aspect of emergency medicine.


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Ian Bullock PhD, Head of Education and Training,Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, London UKMike Davis, Lead Educator, Advanced Life Support Group, Manchester UK Andrew Lockey, Consultant in Accident and Emergency Medicine, Calderdale Royal Hospital, Halifax UKKevin Mackway-Jones, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK
Published November 3, 2011 by BMJ Books. 201 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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