Posts tagged with ‘Hospital Preparedness’

  • Core Competencies

    This core competencies list provides the disaster preparedness and response knowledge, skills and abilities needed by relevant types of hospital…

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  • A State Survey of Emergency Department Preparedness for the Care of Children in a Mass Casualty Event

    Thompson T, Lyle K, Mullins SH, Dick R, Graham J Abstract Objective: The Institute of Medicine has issued two reports…

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  • Annual Bed Statistics Give a Misleading Picture of Hospital Surge Capacity

    DeLia D Abstract Objective: Describe how annual hospital surge capacity is affected by within-year variation in patient volume and bed…

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  • Hospital Emergency Surge Capacity: An Empiric New York Statewide Study

    Kanter RK, Moran JR Abstract Objective: National policy for emergency preparedness calls for hospitals to accommodate surges of 500 new…

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  • Hospital Disaster Preparedness in Los Angeles County

    Amy H. Kaji, MD, MPH, Roger J. Lewis, MD, PhD ABSTRACT Background: There are no standardized measures of hospital disaster…

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  • Bioterrorism and Mass Casualty Preparedness in Hospitals: United States, 2003

    Niska RW, Burt CW ABSTRACT Objective: This study examined the content of hospital terrorism preparedness emergency response plans; whether those…

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