Guidance for establishing crisis standards of care for use in disaster situations a letter report

This report focuses on articulating current concepts and guidance that can assist state and local public health officials, healthcare facilities, and professionals in the development of systematic and comprehensive policies and protocols for crisis standards of care in disasters where resources are...

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Main Author: Altevogt, Bruce M.
Corporate Author: Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Committee on Guidance for Establishing Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC National Academies Press c2009, 2009
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Summary:This report focuses on articulating current concepts and guidance that can assist state and local public health officials, healthcare facilities, and professionals in the development of systematic and comprehensive policies and protocols for crisis standards of care in disasters where resources are scarce, as well as provide guidance to clinicians, health care institutions, and state and local public health officials for how those crisis standards of care should be implemented in a disaster situation
Physical Description:x, 150 ill. 28 cm
ISBN:0309144302
9780309144308