Crisis standards of care
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Crisis standards of care a systems framework for catastrophic disaster response by Dan Hanfling

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


  • Emergency Medical Services,
  • Emergency Treatment,
  • Disaster Medicine,
  • Standards

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementCommittee on Guidance for Establishing Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations, Board on Health Sciences Policy ; Dan Hanfling ... [et al.], editors
ContributionsInstitute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Guidance for Establishing Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25299926M
ISBN 109780309253468, 9780309253475
LC Control Number2012016602

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