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Crisis Standards of Care

A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response

Crisis Standards of Care( )
Author: Guidance for Establishing Crisis Standards of Care forUse in Disaster Situations Committee ,
Institute of Medicine,
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine Staff,
Editor: Altevogt, Bruce M.
Gostin, Lawrence O.
Hanfling, Dan
Viswanathan, Kristin
Publication Date:Dec 2012
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $117.00
Book Description:

Catastrophic disasters occurring in 2011 in the United States and worldwide--from the tornado in Joplin, Missouri, to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, to the earthquake in New Zealand--have demonstrated that even prepared communities can be overwhelmed. In 2009, at the height of the influenza A (H1N1) pandemic, the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at the Department of Health and Human Services, along with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the National...
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Detailed Subjects: Medical / Emergency Medicine
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):20.98 x 25.4 cm

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