Mass Casualties Urologic Aspects of Triage and Definitive Management

15.3.1 Mass Casualties 192

15.3.1.1 Introduction 192

15.3.1.2 Definitions 192

15.3.1.3 Triage Principles 193

15.3.1.4 The Concept of Damage Control 194

15.3.2 Mechanisms of Injury and Specific Urological Injuries in Mass Casualty Events 194

15.3.3 The Urologic Approach in Mass Casualty Events 195

15.3.3.1 Urologic Aspects of Damage Control 195

15.3.3.2 The Urological Consultation in the Emergency

Room During Mass Casualty Events 196 Initial Evaluation andPreemptive Measures 196 Imaging 196

Planning of Definitive Treatment 196

15.3.3.3 The Urological Consultation in the Operating

Room 197 Renal Injuries 198 Ureteral Injuries 199 Bladder and Urethral Injuries 199

References 200

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