Standards of Care
The following standards of care have been developed for various types of medical care during humanitarian emergencies, but are not necessarily endorsed by PAATCHH.
Anesthesia - Safe Practice Standards
International Standards for a Safe Practice of Anesthesia 2010
Pediatric emergency mass critical care: The role of community preparedness in conserving critical care resources.
Amputations Best Practices
Consensus Statements Regarding the Multidisciplinary Care of Limb Amputation Patients in Disasters or Humanitarian Emergencies: Report of the 2011 Humanitarian Action Summit Surgical Working Group on Amputations Following Disasters or Conflict
Emergency Surgery Data and Documentation
Emergency Surgery Data and Documentation Reporting Forms for Sudden-Onset Humanitarian Crises, Natural Disasters and the Existing Burden of Surgical Disease
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Standards of Care
Amputation in emergency situations: indications, techniques and Médecins Sans Frontières France’s experience in Haiti
Surgical Best Practices
Best Practice Guidelines on Surgical Response in Disasters and Humanitarian Emergencies: Report of the 2011 Humanitarian Action Summit Working Group on SurgicalIssues within the Humanitarian Space