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Dallas Regional Medical Center Staff Recently Trained for a Mass Casualty Drill With Mesquite Fire Department

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Imagine you’re working in the emergency room at a local hospital. It’s late at night and you’re treating a study stream of patients coming through the ER. All of a sudden you hear a message over the radio about several ambulances heading your way with “numerous” patients. Minutes later, half a dozen people walk in the ER with a variety of wounds. Then just moments later, ambulances pull up and more patients appear. There are people with gunshot wounds, head injuries, and those whose injuries are not immediately obvious. You start to feel anxious, but then your training kicks in. You and your team members begin examining patients while activating an internal emergency notification system.

[+] Click here to read more about how DRMC recently trained for a mass casualty drill.