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
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
Cataloging source
COF
Dewey number
362.180973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA645.5
LC item number
.P7367 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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 (pages 89-90)
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn729630238
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 131 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309177184
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613081582
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
308158
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35938705
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)729630238
  • pebcs0309177189

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