Triage for Civil Support

Triage for Civil Support

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Even before September 11, 2001, threat assessments suggested that the United States should prepare to respond to terrorist attacks inside its borders. This monograph examines the use of military medical assets to support civil authorities in the aftermath of a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or conventional high explosives attack inside the United States. The authors focus on key questions, including under what circumstances military medical assets could be requested and what assets are likely to be requested.Using Military Medical Assets to Respond to Terrorist Attacks Gary Cecchine, Michael A. Wermuth, Roger C. ... sciously designed (over the course of the testing period) to create demands that would be sufficient to exceed expected local and state medical response ... The governor heads an emergency council that contains state and local officials and representatives from the American Red Cross, andanbsp;...

Title:Triage for Civil Support
Author:Gary Cecchine, Michael A. Wermuth, Roger C. Molander, K. Scott McMahon, Jesse D. Malkin
Publisher:Rand Corporation - 2004-12-02


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