The Practical Approach at the Scene
Major Incident Medical Management and Support (MIMMS) is thecoursebook for the Advanced Life Support Group'sinternationally taught training for health care professionalsresponding to major incidents. The practical approach employed inMIMMS has proved an invaluable aid to both civilian and militarydoctors, nurses and paramedics working in disaster managementworldwide.
The third edition has been fully revised to make MIMMSappropriate for the 21st century, with greater emphasis on humanfactors, a more structured approach to medical management, and newchapters on:
* Hazardous materials
* Incidents involving large numbers of children
* Management of a major incident with multiple burncasualties
* Mass gatherings
* Natural disasters
There are also revised appendices covering responsibility forthe dead, radio use, and voice procedures, and what to do beyondthe immediate situation.
Covering all eventualities in medical management during majorincidents, MIMMS provides a comprehensive and practical guide forall who are involved in this aspect of emergency medicine.