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  • Print publication year: 2017
  • Online publication date: March 2017

Chapter 61 - Disasters

from Subpart IVQ - Clinical – Disasters
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3.JCAHO. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. Health Care at the Crossroads: Strategies for Creating and Sustaining Community-wide Emergency Preparedness Systems. Oakbrook Terrace, IL: JCAHO 2003. Recommendations, p. 18.
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10.Nunn-Lugar-Domenici. Domestic Preparedness Acts 1977–2001. (as found in the federal regist. www.investigativeproject.org/documents/testimony/190.pdf and www.gao.gov/archive/1999/ns99016t.pdf
11.Joint Commission Resources. Surge Hospitals-Providing Safe Care in Emergencies. www.jointcommission.org/assets/1/18/surge_hospitals.pdf
12.National Incident Management System (NIMS). Department of Homeland Security. www.dhs.gov Washington, DC, December 2008.
13.Hanfling, D; Altevogt, BM; Viswanathan, K; Gostin, LO, eds. Crisis Standards of Care, Volume 4: Hospitals and Alternate Care Systems. Institute of Medicine, National Academies Press. Downloaded August 28, 2012 from www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13351
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16.Strategic National Stockpile (SNS). www.cdc.gov/phpr/stockpile/stockpile.htm Accessed March 25, 2012.
17.EMTALA. Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act of 1986 American College of Emergency Physicians. Best Practices for Hospital Preparedness. www.ACEP.org Accessed March 20, 2012.