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incident

1. a relatively insignificant event that might have serious consequences, esp in international politics
2. a public disturbance
3. (esp of a beam of light or particles) arriving at or striking a surface

Incident

Subordinate to the whole scheme, but used to give points of reference along the way, and temporarily create interest.

incident

An occurrence other than an accident associated with the operation of an aircraft, which affects or could affect the safety of operation (ICAO).
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Nurses are a valuable asset in the potential response to a mass casualty incident.
Moreover, response to a mass casualty incident (MCI) remains one of the starkest challenges to the UN Security
Systems for emergency response training for mass casualty incidents have a wide range of technical options, from personal computer software to fully immersive platforms of high credibility where students work with the help of three-dimensional googles or head-mounted displays [18].
Incidence and mortality rates of disasters and mass casualty incidents in Korea: A population-based cross-sectional study, 2000-2009.
The book covers basic triage, holistic care, and concise guidelines on mobilization and management for nurses dealing with natural and manmade events that cause mass casualty incidents.
There is continuous training on mass casualty incidents and other forms of preparations needed for APEC," said Cuachon.
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AS communications director Thomas Reimann discussed a software tool known as Computer Aided Dispatch which is used to support dispatchers in ensuring timely and effective emergency response for day-to-day incidents, as well as during major incidents such as mass casualty incidents that can overwhelm the resources of emergency medical services.
Sources from the Red Cross, Civil Defense and local hospitals agree that emergency response to mass casualty incidents is hampered by two major problems: the absence of a command structure and a corresponding lack of coordination and communication among the different agencies involved.
The vehicle, which is the first of its kind in the country and the region, is designed for reponse to mass casualty incidents facilitating transportation and medical evacuations, onsite diagnosis, EMS rehabilitation and medical support during emergency incidents.
The objective is to understand the preparedness of health care personnel (including nurses) to deal with mass casualty incidents in New Zealand.
These incidents include, but are not limited to, murder, suicide, gruesome crime scenes, mass casualty incidents, and the sudden death of a colleague.