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What does MASS stand for?
Move, assess, sort, send
Move Step 1
"everyone who can hear me & needs medical attention, please move here"
Move Step 2
"everyone who can hear me, raise an arm or a leg so we can help you?"
What does Move Step 1 assess?
Hearing, cognition, mobility
What does Move Step 2 assess?
hearing and cognition
What do we know about the people who did not move or respond is step 1 or 2?
cant hear or follow directions, these are your immediate concerns
Sort - IDME, what does this stand for?
immediate (red), delayed (yellow), minimal (green), expectant (blue)
obvious threat to limb or life, alterations in ABC's
these are the people who didn't move in step 1 or 2
in need of definitive medical care, but shouldn't decompensate rapidly if care is delayed
These are the people who responded to step 2
"walking wounded" abrasion, contusions, minimal lacerations, stable VS
these are the people who responded to step 1
little to no chance of survival
These are the people who didn't respond in step 1 or 2 but are worse off than immediate group
participate in developing a disaster management plan
Take a red cross training corse
assess disaster victims and triage care
undercover dangers that may cause additional injury or further problems after a disaster
work at a red cross shelter after a fire
test drinking water after a hurricane
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