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Public Health Emergency Researchers

  • Understanding and improving medical preparedness and response during mass casualty incidents is an increasingly important area of research.
  • Selected articles noted below are relevant to
    • Establishing and evaluating benchmarks for preparedness
    • Learning from actual incidents
    • The articles are about preparedness and responses generally, not radiation incidents specifically.
  • Additions to this bibliography will appear in future updates to REMM.

Selected references:

  1. Lurie N, Manolio T, Patterson AP, Collins F, Frieden T. Research as a part of public health emergency response. N Engl J Med. 2013 Mar 28;368(13):1251-5. [PubMed Citation]
  2. A National Agenda for Public Health Systems Research on Emergency Preparedness. RAND Coporation, Technical Report 660.
  3. Public Health Preparedness and Response to Chemical and Radiological Incidents, Functions, Practices and Areas for Future Work. RAND Corporation, Technical report 719.
  4. Savoia E, Preston J, Biddinger PD. A Consensus Process on the Use of Exercises and After Action Reports to Assess and Improve Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2013 Mar 28:1-3. [PubMed Citation]
  5. Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) (NIH/NLM)


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