The Emergo Train System Bomb/blast trauma victim bank consist of patients with for example crush injuries, vascular injuries, contusions, intestinal injuries etc. Example of scenarios to use this victim bank is terror attack, war scenarios, different types of accidents where explosions can occur.
The patient has a text on both front and back side. On the front side is the information you can see or hear from a distance. On the back is information you discover after examining the patient. This text is in concordance with the ATLS®/PHTLS®/TNCC® program.
All patients in the bomb/blast trauma bank have an individual management card. The card is used when the patient arrive in the hospital. On the front page is information about the intervention(s) the patient is given in the Emergency department and the time it will take. If the patient needs surgery or ICU, this information is provided on the back side of the card.
The victims are divided into primary, secondary and quarternary injuries correlated to the distance of the energy source. The bank includes most of the regular ETS patient outcome categories 1 to 25.
Some of the victims are children under 12 years. They can be evaluated using the special pediatric patient outcome template.
The victim bank is developed by the ETS Competence center in collaboration with subject matter expertise (emergency physician, traumatology, intensivist, general and vascular surgeon and military professionals).
The bomb/blast trauma victim banks is available in medium (100 patients/management cards) and small set (50 patients/management cards).
The victim bank have been tested in exercises held by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Jordan and in exercises held by KMC – Centre for Teaching & Research in Disaster Medicine, Sweden.