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The Resource Preparedness and response to a rural mass casualty incident : workshop summary, Kristin Viswanathan, Theresa Wizemann, and Bruce M. Altevogt, rapporteurs ; Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Preparedness and response to a rural mass casualty incident : workshop summary, Kristin Viswanathan, Theresa Wizemann, and Bruce M. Altevogt, rapporteurs ; Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Label
Preparedness and response to a rural mass casualty incident : workshop summary
Title
Preparedness and response to a rural mass casualty incident
Title remainder
workshop summary
Statement of responsibility
Kristin Viswanathan, Theresa Wizemann, and Bruce M. Altevogt, rapporteurs ; Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Problems contacting emergency services and delayed assistance are not unusual when incidents occur in rural areas, and the consequences can be devastating, particularly with mass casualty incidents. The IOM's Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events held a workshop to examine the current capabilities of emergency response systems and the future opportunities to improve mass casualty response in rural communities
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
362.18
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA645.5
LC item number
.P7367 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2011 I-030
  • WA 295
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Viswanathan, Kristin
  • Wizemann, Theresa M
  • Altevogt, Bruce M
  • Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
  • National Academies Press (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mass Casualty Incidents
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Rural Health Services
  • Civil Defense
  • United States
Label
Preparedness and response to a rural mass casualty incident : workshop summary, Kristin Viswanathan, Theresa Wizemann, and Bruce M. Altevogt, rapporteurs ; Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-90)
Contents
Introduction -- Case examples: 2008 Mexican Hat, Utah, incident 2010 and Albert Pike, Arkansas, flood -- 9-1-1 access and communications -- Challenges facing the prehospital system -- Coordination and integration across response platforms -- Establishing metrics to assess risk and capabilities -- Improving rural mass casualty response in the United States -- Needs and opportunities
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 131 p.
Isbn
9780309177177
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • 1564555
  • (DNLM)BKSHLF:NBK62389
Label
Preparedness and response to a rural mass casualty incident : workshop summary, Kristin Viswanathan, Theresa Wizemann, and Bruce M. Altevogt, rapporteurs ; Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-90)
Contents
Introduction -- Case examples: 2008 Mexican Hat, Utah, incident 2010 and Albert Pike, Arkansas, flood -- 9-1-1 access and communications -- Challenges facing the prehospital system -- Coordination and integration across response platforms -- Establishing metrics to assess risk and capabilities -- Improving rural mass casualty response in the United States -- Needs and opportunities
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 131 p.
Isbn
9780309177177
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • 1564555
  • (DNLM)BKSHLF:NBK62389

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