Standards of Care

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

Anesthesia - Safe Practice Standards
International Standards for a Safe Practice of Anesthesia 2010

Pediatrics

Pediatric Emergency
Pediatric emergency mass critical care: The role of community preparedness in conserving critical care resources.

Surgery

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