Avian Flu Diary: Alaska Activates Crisis Standards of Care Across 20 Health Districts

Crisis standards of care are peer-reviewed guidelines that may be used during a disaster or public health emergency when there are not enough health care resources to provide the usual standard of care to people who need it. They guide health care providers and systems to triage patients and resources to do the most amount of good for the most people in times of scarce resources.  Source: Avian Flu Diary: Alaska Activates Crisis Standards of Care Across 20 Health Districts