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Assessing medical preparedness to respond to a terrorist nuclear event

Georges Benjamin

Assessing medical preparedness to respond to a terrorist nuclear event

workshop report

by Georges Benjamin

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Published by National Academies Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCommittee on Medical Preparedness for a Terrorist Nuclear Event ; Georges C. Benjamin, Michael McGeary, and Susan R. McCutchen, editors ; Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
ContributionsInstitute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Medical Preparedness for a Terrorist Nuclear Event
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA645.5 .A84 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 168 p. :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24495652M
ISBN 100309130883
ISBN 109780309130882
LC Control Number2010277253
OCLC/WorldCa431193640

Local Emergency Management Terrorism Preparedness and Response Needs Nuclear Terrorism -- Sabotage and Terrorism of Nuclear Power Plants Biological & Chemical Terrorism and the Medical Preparedness Paradigm-- A Protective Research Group Perspective. November 1, , 23 pages.   In , the Institute of Medicine published the proceedings of a workshop assessing the health and medical preparedness for responding to an IND detonation. Since that time, multiple federal and other publications have added layers of detail to this conceptual framework, resulting in a significant body of literature and s: 1.

FDA is working to foster the development of pediatric medical countermeasures needed to respond to chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear threats and emerging infectious diseases, such as. The Security Officer's Terrorism Response Guide is designed with the special needs of the shopping center security officer in mind. The guide describes how identify potential terrorist targets and tactics and respond appropriately in the event of an attack. This handy reference provides crucial information on: The National Incident Management.

Emergency plans for U.S. nuclear plants have been activated in response to relatively minor events. More frequently, however, local officials have used emergency response plans developed in conjunction with the nuclear industry to respond effectively to hazards that have no connection to the nuclear plant.   Assessment of Emergency Preparedness: An annual assessment of the emergency plan is required in order to assure emergency preparedness. Preparedness assessments should include: (1) elements of disaster planning; (2) emergency coordination; (3) communication; (4) training; (5) expansion of hospital surge capacity; (6) personnel; (7) availability of equipment; (8) stockpiles of medical .


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