Definitions of Medical Resource Availability for This Tool

  • Categories defining resource availability used for this tool
    • NORMAL: normal conditions
    • GOOD: conditions allow for maintenance of "functionally-equivalent" care through contingency operations
    • FAIR: conditions require delaying care for severe injuries after moderate injuries
    • POOR: conditions require classifying severe injuries as expectant
  • The IOM Letter Report uses only 3 conditions: Normal, Good, and Fair/Poor. See Response Resource Availability and Crisis Standards of Care.

Standards of Care Used by This Tool: