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Bombings: Injury Patterns and Care


Surge Capacity PDFBombings: Injury Patterns and Care is a new course designed to provide the latest clinical information regarding blast-related injuries from terrorism. The course is available in multiple formats with a CD-ROM/Web-based interactive course planned for release later in 2007.

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Course Content

  • Background on Terrorism and Explosive Devices
  • Bombing Events
  • Blast Injuries
  • Crush Injuries and Compartment Syndrome
  • Military Experience
  • Special Considerations
  • Psychological Issues

The CD-ROM for Web-based interactive training will be distributed free of charge to first responders.  To place an order for a free CD-ROM, visit the American College of Emergency Physicians website

For more information on Bombings: Injury Patterns and Care courses, contact the ACEP EMS and Disaster Preparedness Department at 1-800-798-1822.

Bombings: Injury Patterns and Care is supported by the CDC’s The Terrorism Injuries Information, Dissemination and Exchange (TIIDE) Project. TIIDE was established through a cooperative agreement to link acute care and emergency medical services to state and local injury prevention programs for terrorism preparedness and response. Bombings: Injury Patterns and Care was developed by a team of experts from the following TIIDE grantee organizations:

  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American Trauma Society (ATS)
  • National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP)
  • National Association of EMT’s (NAEMT)
  • National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO)
  • National Native American EMS Association (NNAEMSA)
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