Hospital preparedness for weapons of mass destruction incidents: an initial assessment.
- Published Article
Annals of Emergency Medicine
- Publication Date
Nov 01, 2001
Hospitals in this sample do not appear to be prepared to handle WMD events, especially in areas such as mass decontamination, mass medical response, awareness among health care professionals, health communications, and facility security. Further research is warranted, including a detailed assessment of WMD preparedness using a statistically valid sample representative of hospital emergency personnel at the national level.
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