Two Validated Ways of Improving the Ability of Decision-Making in Emergencies: Results from a Literature Review
2016 (English)In: Bulletin of Emergency Trauma, ISSN 2322-2522, Vol. 4, no 4, 186-196 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The aim of the current review wasto study the existing knowledge about decision-making and to identify and describe validated training tools.A comprehensive literature review was conducted by using the following keywords: decision-making, emergencies, disasters, crisis management, training, exercises, simulation, validated, real-time, command and control, communication, collaboration, and multi-disciplinary in combination or as an isolated word. Two validated training systems developed in Sweden, 3 level collaboration (3LC) and MacSim, were identified and studied in light of the literature review in order to identify how decision-making can be trained. The training models fulfilled six of the eight identified characteristics of training for decision-making.Based on the results, these training models contained methods suitable to train for decision-making.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Trauma Research Center, Shahid Rajaei Trauma Hospital, , 2016. Vol. 4, no 4, 186-196 p.
Decision-making; Emergencies; Disasters; Crisis management; Training; Exercises; Simulation; Validated; Real-time; Command and control; Communication; Collaboration; Multi-disciplinary.
Surgery Business Administration Public Administration Studies
Research subject NURSING AND PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCE, Nursing science; SOCIAL SCIENCE, Public administration
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-10011OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-10011DiVA: diva2:1037742