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Issues of Medical Triage of the Wounded in Acts of Terrorism

Titov I.G. 1, Goncharov S.F. 1,2, Bobiy B.V. 1,2, Akin’shin A.V. 1

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1 State Research Center – Burnasyan Federal Medical Biophysical Center of Federal Medical Biological Agency, Moscow, Russian Federation

2 Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education, the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russian Federation

UDC 614.88:323.28

Pp. 5–11

Summary. The aim of the study is to develop proposals to improve methodological approaches to the organization and performance of medical triage of the injured in terrorists attack committed with conventional means of destruction.

Materials and research methods. Normative and methodical documents regulating the order of organizing and carrying out medical triage of the wounded in emergencies, including acts of terrorism; data of expert examination maps; scientific works and publications devoted to the issues of medical triage of the wounded in extreme situations.

The following scientific methods were used while performing the research: content-analysis and expert assessment methods, statistical method, method of logical and informational modeling, analytical method.

Results of the study and their analysis. The results of the study, characterizing the state of problematic issues of medical triage of the victims of acts of terrorism, are presented.

The substantiated proposals on improvement of methodical approaches to the order of organization and performance of medical triage and allocation of sorting groups of the defeated in the terrorist act zone have been made.

Keywords: conventional means of destruction, disaster medicine, Disaster Medicine Service, defeated, emergencies, emergency medical aid, emergency specialized medical aid, medical and evacuation support, medical evacuation, medical treatment organizations, medical triage, methodical approaches, terrorist acts, terrorist act zone

For citation: Titov I.G., Goncharov S.F., Bobiy B.V., Akin’shin A.V.  Issues of Medical Triage of the Wounded in Acts of Terrorism. Meditsina Katastrof = Disaster Medicine. 2022;3:5–11 (In Russ.). https://doi.org/10.33266/2070-1004-2022-3-5-11



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The material was received 22.07.22; the article after peer review procedure 12.09.22; the Editorial Board accepted the article for publication 23.09.22