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Medical Surge Capacity

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Medical Surge Capacity( )
Author: Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events Staff,
Institute of Medicine,
Board on Health Sciences Policy Staff,
Editor: Altevogt, Bruce M.
Hougan, Matthew
Nadig, Lori
Stroud, Clare
ISBN:978-0-309-14674-6
Publication Date:Apr 2010
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $55.00
Book Description:

During natural disasters, disease pandemics, terrorist attacks, and other public health emergencies, the health system must be prepared to accommodate a surge in the number of individuals seeking medical help. For the health community, a primary concern is how to provide care to individuals during such high demand, when the health system's resources are exhausted and there are more patients than the system can accommodate.

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Book Details
Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Emergency Medicine
Medical / Allied Health Services / Emergency Medical Services
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches



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