In an instant, explosions such as bombings and blasts can cause chaos and produce many life-threatening injuries and fatalities. Prehospital and hospital healthcare providers play critical roles in assessing and treating injuries immediately after mass casualty explosive events. Public health professionals must expect challenges in caring for the surge of victims after a terrorist bombing. This application is designed to help healthcare providers and public health professionals treat injuries, prepare for blast events, and save lives.

Professionals can use this app to access critical guidance during an emergency, even if communication networks are down.

Content for prehospital and hospital healthcare providers:
oEssential information for understanding explosions
oInformation about the clinical management of blast injuries
oSpecial populations treatment considerations (e.g., women who are pregnant, children)
oEmergency management solutions
oPersonal safety information
oOn-the-scene emergency response guidance

Content for public health professionals:
oEssential information for understanding explosions
oEmergency management solutions
oMedical surge capacity guidance including information on facilitating health systems emergency communication

Download this application for easy access to CDC’s blast injury information.

What’s New

Version 1.1

- iOS 9 Updates
- Changing push notification service

App Privacy

The developer, Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

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The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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