The ABA’s Organization & Delivery of Burn Care Committee develops and maintains plans to manage regional burn surge capabilities in the event of a mass casualty or other disaster. They have worked to educate burn centers, hospitals, government agencies and others about these issues.
Resources on this page will be updated regularly and available when they are needed most.
4 Guidelines for Care in Austere Conditions
Letter to the JBCR Editor: These 4 articles specifically address how to carry on effective burn care in a post-apocalyptic environment.
- Guidelines for Burn Care Under Austere Conditions: Introduction to Burn Disaster, Airway and Ventilator Management, and Fluid Resuscitation
- Guideline for Burn Care Under Austere Conditions: Special Care Topics
- Guidelines for Burn Care Under Austere Conditions: Special Etiologies: Blast, Radiation, and Chemical Injuries
- Guidelines for Burn Care Under Austere Conditions: Surgical and Nonsurgical Wound Management
Burn Disaster Regional Emergency Hotline Numbers
ABA Central Office: (312) 642-9260
HOTLINE: (312) 662-6066
24/7 ABA Disaster Subcommittee Contact: (301) 461-2442
Northeast Region: (866) 778-3659
The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas, NJ
Midwest Region: (800) 922-2876
Regions Hospital Burn Center, MN
Great Lakes Region: (734) 936-2876
State of Michigan Burn Coordinating Center, MI
Southern Region: (800) 359-0123
Alabama Trauma Communications Center, AL
Western Region: (866) 364-8824
Utah Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Response, UT