|Health Services Organization in the Event of Disaster (PAHO, 1989, 129 pages)|
|Chapter 6: Implementing the plan in hospitals|
|Medical and support services|
As soon as the disaster plan has been put into effect, a call concerning that plan will be received at the command post in the operating rooms. The person receiving the call should notify:
1) The chief of operating rooms.
2) The coordinating nurse of operating rooms (recovery room nurse, administrative service nurse, and education nurse).
3) The head nurse of the operating rooms.
4) The head of administrative and support services.
The person in charge of the command post in the operating rooms will announce three times, with a minute's interval: "Code yellow; all unassigned operating room staff report to the recruiting room."