Application of the Delphi Method in the Development of a Triage Method for Vulnerable People in Disaster
This paper introduces a new triage simulation method for use in the design phase of disaster triage method for vulnerable people. The proposed method is an online scenario-based triage simulation incorporates the Delphi method. The method was assessed to determine its effectiveness for obtaining knowledge to improve the design of a new triage method. The result showed that the method is effective for identifying the appropriate triage, consideration points, and the cases for which the appropriate triage is difficult to determine.
KeywordsEvacuation shelter Triage Vulnerable people Delphi method
This work was partly supported by MEXT KAKENHI Grant Number 26293455.
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