Barriers to integrating crisis standards of care principles into international disaster response plans workshop summary

When a nation or region prepares for public health emergencies such as a pandemic influenza, a large-scale earthquake, or any major disaster scenario in which the health system may be destroyed or stressed to its limits, it is important to describe how standards of care would change due to shortages...

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Main Author: Altevogt, Bruce M.
Corporate Authors: Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events, World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine ( 2011, Beijing, China)
Other Authors: Stroud, Clare, Wizemann, Theresa M.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. National Academies Press 2012, c2012
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Summary:When a nation or region prepares for public health emergencies such as a pandemic influenza, a large-scale earthquake, or any major disaster scenario in which the health system may be destroyed or stressed to its limits, it is important to describe how standards of care would change due to shortages of critical resources. At the 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine, the IOM Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness sponsored a session that focused on the promise of and challenges to integrating crisis standards of care principles into international disaster response plans
Item Description:Summarizes presentations and commentary from a session at the 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WCDEM) held May 31 to June 3, 2011, in Beijing, China
Physical Description:xi, 30 p. ill. 23 cm
ISBN:0309221781
9780309221788