Scene Mitigation - Casualty Collection

The casualty collection point is a funnel at the start of patient flow and triage.  It is generally near the incident site and initiates the discovery; triage and flow of patients to definitive care facilities. 

Assigning and locating a safe place or places for patients to be evaluated allows for organization, centralization and security of medical care and resources.  Search and rescue may be necessary to evacuate and extricate victims from collapsed structures and rubble.

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