Disaster Preparedness

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Journal Articles

Neches R, et al. Design and evaluation of a disaster preparedness logistics tool. Am J Disaster Med. 2009 Nov-Dec;4(6):309-20.

Sakauye KM, et al. AAGP Position Statement: Disaster Preparedness for Older Americans: Critical Issues for the Preservation of Mental Health . Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2009 Nov;17(11):916-24.

Kaiser HE, Barnett DJ, Hsu EB, Kirsch TD, James JJ, Subbarao I. Perspectives of future physicians on disaster medicine and public health preparedness: challenges of building a capable and sustainable auxiliary medical workforce. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2009 Dec;3(4):210-6.

Scott LA, Carson DS, Greenwell IB. Disaster 101: a novel approach to disaster medicine training for health professionals . J Emerg Med. 2010 Jan 14.

Petinaux B. Financial burden of emergency preparedness on an urban, academic hospital. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2009 Sep-Oct;24(5):372-5.

Rea ME, Gougelet RM, Nicolalde RJ, Geiling JA, Swartz HM. Proposed triage categories for large-scale radiation incidents using high-accuracy biodosimetry methods . Health Phys. 2010 Feb;98(2):136-44.

Jacobson HE, Soto Mas F, Hsu CE, Turley JP, Miller J, Kim M. Self-assessed emergency readiness and training needs of nurses in rural Texas. Public Health Nurs. 2010 Jan-Feb;27(1):41-8.

Alverson DC, Edison K, Flournoy L, Korte B, Magruder C, Miller C. Telehealth Tools for Public Health, Emergency, or Disaster Preparedness and Response: A Summary Report . Telemed J E Health. 2009 Dec 31.

Shephard EM, Klein EJ, Koelemay KG, Thompson J. Disaster preparedness: are retired physicians willing to help? Am J Disaster Med. 2009 Sep-Oct;4(5):279-86.

Adini B, Peleg K, Cohen R, Laor D. A national system for disseminating information on victims during mass casualty incidents . Disasters.

Roszak AR, Jensen FR, Wild RE, Yeskey K, Handrigan MT. Implications of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) during public health emergencies and on alternate sites of care. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2009 Dec;3 Suppl 2:S172-5.

Garrett AL, Park YS, Redlener I. Mitigating absenteeism in hospital workers during a pandemic. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2009 Dec;3 Suppl 2:S141-7.

Gostin LO, Hanfling D. National preparedness for a catastrophic emergency: crisis standards of care. JAMA. 2009 Dec 2;302(21):2365-6. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Pelaccia T, et al. Can teaching methods based on pattern recognition skill development optimise triage in mass-casualty incidents? Emerg Med J. 2009 Dec;26(12):899-902.

Phillipp A, Stokes CD, Tivis R, Gans D, Piland N. Are medical offices prepared for the next disaster? J Med Pract Manage. 2009 Sep-Oct;25(2):97-9.

Nori A, Williams MA. Pandemic preparedness - Risk management and infection control for all respiratory infection outbreaks. Aust Fam Physician. 2009 Nov;38(11):891-5. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Stroud C, Altevogt BM, Goldfrank LR. Institute of Medicine's Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events: activities and goals. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2009 Oct;3(3):183-5.

Thompson T, Lyle K, Mullins SH, Dick R, Graham J. A state survey of emergency department preparedness for the care of children in a mass casualty event. Am J Disaster Med. 2009 Jul-Aug;4(4):227-32.

Morton MJ, Kirsch TD, Rothman RE, Byerly MM, Hsieh YH, McManus JG, Kelen GD. Pandemic influenza and major disease outbreak preparedness in US emergency departments: a survey of medical directors and department chairs. Am J Disaster Med. 2009 Jul-Aug;4(4):199-206.

Adini B, Goldberg A, Cohen R, Bar-Dayan Y. Relationship between equipment and infrastructure for pandemic influenza and performance in an avian flu drill. Emerg Med J. 2009 Nov;26(11):786-90.

Marshall H, Ryan P, Roberton D, Street J, Watson M. Pandemic influenza and community preparedness. Am J Public Health. 2009 Oct;99 Suppl 2:S365-71.  Online full-text access.

Bouye K, Truman BI, Hutchins S, Richard R, Brown C, Guillory JA, Rashid J. Pandemic influenza preparedness and response among public-housing residents, single-parent families, and low-income populations. Am J Public Health. 2009 Oct;99 Suppl 2:S287-93.  Online full-text access .

Jen HC, Shew SB, Atkinson JB, Rosenthal JT, Hiatt JR. Creation of inpatient capacity during a major hospital relocation: lessons for disaster planning. Arch Surg. 2009 Sep;144(9):859-64. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Lurie N. H1N1 influenza, public health preparedness, and health care reform . N Engl J Med. 2009 Aug 27;361(9):843-5. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Gamble MS, Hanners RB, Lackey C, Beaudin CL. Leadership and hospital preparedness: disaster management and emergency services in pediatrics. J Trauma. 2009 Aug;67(2 Suppl):S79-83.

Cassidy LD. Pediatric disaster preparedness: the potential role of the trauma registry. J Trauma. 2009 Aug;67(2 Suppl):S172-8.

Cryer HG, Hiatt JR. Trauma system: the backbone of disaster preparedness. J Trauma. 2009 Aug;67(2 Suppl):S111-3.

Chretien JP, Tomich NE, Gaydos JC, Kelley PW. Real-time public health surveillance for emergency preparedness. Am J Public Health. 2009 Aug;99(8):1360-3.  Online full-text access .

Savoia E, Testa MA, Biddinger PD, Cadigan RO, Koh H, Campbell P, Stoto MA. Assessing public health capabilities during emergency preparedness tabletop exercises: reliability and validity of a measurement tool. Public Health Rep. 2009 Jan-Feb;124(1):138-48.

McCormick LC, Yeager VA, Rucks AC, Ginter PM, Hansen S, Kazzi ZN, Menachemi N. Pandemic influenza preparedness: bridging public health academia and practice . Public Health Rep. 2009 Mar-Apr;124(2):344-9.

Nick GA, Savoia E, Elqura L, Crowther MS, Cohen B, Leary M, Wright T, Auerbach J, Koh HK. Emergency preparedness for vulnerable populations: people with special health-care needs. Public Health Rep. 2009 Mar-Apr;124(2):338-43.

Hamilton DR, Gavagan TF, Smart KT, Upton LA, Havron DA, Weller NF, Shah UA, Fishkind A, Persse D, Shank P, Mattox K. Houston's medical disaster response to Hurricane Katrina: part 1: the initial medical response from Trauma Service Area Q. Ann Emerg Med. 2009 Apr;53(4):505-14. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Hamilton DR, Gavagan T, Smart K, Weller N, Upton LA, Havron DA, Fishkind A, Persse D, Shank P, Shah UA, Mattox K. Houston's medical disaster response to Hurricane Katrina: part 2: transitioning from emergency evacuee care to community health care. Ann Emerg Med. 2009 Apr;53(4):515-27. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Brevard SB, Weintraub SL, Aiken JB, Halton EB, Duchesne JC, McSwain NE Jr, Hunt JP, Marr AB. Analysis of disaster response plans and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina: lessons learned from a level I trauma center. J Trauma. 2008 Nov;65(5):1126-32.

Scheulen JJ, Thanner MH, Hsu EB, Latimer CK, Brown J, Kelen GD. Electronic Mass Casualty Assessment and Planning Scenarios (EMCAPS): development and application of computer modeling to selected National Planning Scenarios for high-consequence events. Ann Emerg Med. 2009 Feb;53(2):226-232. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Everly GS Jr, Beaton RD, Pfefferbaum B, Parker CL. On academics: training for disaster response personnel: the development of proposed core competencies in disaster mental health. Public Health Rep. 2008 Jul-Aug;123(4):539-42.

Stoto MA. Regionalization in local public health systems: variation in rationale, implementation, and impact on public health preparedness. Public Health Rep. 2008 Jul-Aug;123(4):441-9.

Arch FZ, Berry R, Pietrzak MP, Paratore A. Integrating disaster preparedness and surge capacity in emergency facility planning. J Ambul Care Manage. 2008 Oct-Dec;31(4):377-85.

Dyer CB, Regev M, Burnett J, Festa N, Cloyd B. SWiFT: a rapid triage tool for vulnerable older adults in disaster situations. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2008 Sep;2 Suppl 1:S45-50.

Williams J, Nocera M, Casteel C. The effectiveness of disaster training for health care workers: a systematic review. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Sep;52(3):211-22, 222.e1-2. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Bostick NA, Subbarao I, Burkle FM Jr, Hsu EB, Armstrong JH, James JJ. Disaster triage systems for large-scale catastrophic events. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2008 Sep;2 Suppl 1:S35-9.

Kaji AH, Langford V, Lewis RJ. Assessing hospital disaster preparedness: a comparison of an on-site survey, directly observed drill performance, and video analysis of teamwork. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Sep;52(3):195-201, 201.e1-12. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Kaji AH, Lewis RJ. Assessment of the reliability of the Johns Hopkins/Agency for Healthcare Researchand Quality hospital disaster drill evaluation tool. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Sep;52(3):204-10, 210.e1-8. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Arrieta MI, Foreman RD, Crook ED, Icenogle ML. Insuring continuity of care for chronic disease patients after a disaster: key preparedness elements. Am J Med Sci. 2008 Aug;336(2):128-33.

Bailey JH, Deshazo RD. Providing healthcare to evacuees in the wake of a natural disaster: opportunitiesto improve disaster planning. Am J Med Sci. 2008 Aug;336(2):124-7.

Kahn LH, Barondess JA. Preparing for Disaster: Response Matrices in the USA and UK. J Urban Health. 2008 Aug 28.

Kaji AH, Bair A, Okuda Y, Kobayashi L, Khare R, Vozenilek J. Defining Systems Expertise: Effective Simulation at the Organizational Level-Implications for Patient Safety, Disaster Surge Capacity, and Facilitating the Systems Interface. Acad Emerg Med. 2008 Aug 20.

Gillett B, Peckler B, Sinert R, Onkst C, Nabors S, Issley S, Maguire C, Galwankarm S, Arquilla B. Simulation in a Disaster Drill: Comparison of High-fidelity Simulators versus Trained Actors. Acad Emerg Med. 2008 Aug 20.

Behar S, Upperman JS, Ramirez M, Dorey F, Nager A. Training medical staff for pediatric disaster victims: a comparison of different teaching methods. Am J Disaster Med. 2008 Jul-Aug;3(4):189-99.

Everly GS Jr, Beaton RD, Pfefferbaum B, Parker CL. On academics: training for disaster response personnel: the development of proposed core competencies in disaster mental health. Public Health Rep. 2008 Jul-Aug;123(4):539-42.

Chapman LE, Sullivent EE, Grohskopf LA, Beltrami EM, Perz JF, Kretsinger K, Panlilio AL, Thompson ND, Ehrenberg RL, Gensheimer KF, Duchin JS, Kilmarx PH,Hunt RC. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2008 Jul 30.

Cicero MX, Baum CR. Pediatric disaster preparedness: best planning for the worst-case scenario. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2008 Jul;24(7):478-81; quiz 482-4.

Timm N, Kennebeck S. Impact of disaster drills on patient flow in a pediatric emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2008 Jun;15(6):544-8.

Burkle FM Jr, Greenough PG. Impact of Public Health Emergencies on Modern Disaster Taxonomy, Planning, and Response. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2008 Jun 11.

Edwards JC, Kang J, Silenas R. Promoting regional disaster preparedness among rural hospitals. J Rural Health. 2008 Summer;24(3):321-5.

Devereaux AV, Dichter JR, Christian MD, Dubler NN, Sandrock CE, Hick JL,Powell T, Geiling JA, Amundson DE, Baudendistel TE, Braner DA, Klein MA, Berkowitz KA, Curtis JR, Rubinson L; Task Force for Mass Critical Care. Definitive care for the critically ill during a disaster: a framework for allocation of scarce resources in mass critical care: from a Task Force for Mass Critical Care summit meeting, January 26-27, 2007, Chicago, IL. Chest. 2008 May;133(5 Suppl):51S-66S.  Online full-text access .

Rubinson L, Hick JL, Curtis JR, Branson RD, Burns S, Christian MD, Devereaux AV, Dichter JR, Talmor D, Erstad B, Medina J, Geiling JA; Task Force for Mass Critical Care. Definitive care for the critically ill during a disaster: medical resources for surge capacity: from a Task Force for Mass Critical Care summit meeting, January 26-27, 2007, Chicago, IL. Chest. 2008 May;133(5 Suppl):32S-50S.  Online full-text access .

Rubinson L, Hick JL, Hanfling DG, Devereaux AV, Dichter JR, Christian MD,Talmor D, Medina J, Curtis JR, Geiling JA; Task Force for Mass Critical Care. Definitive care for the critically ill during a disaster: a framework for optimizing critical care surge capacity: from a Task Force for Mass Critical Care summit meeting, January 26-27, 2007, Chicago, IL. Chest. 2008 May;133(5 Suppl):18S-31S.  Online full-text access .

Christian MD, Devereaux AV, Dichter JR, Geiling JA, Rubinson L. Definitive care for the critically ill during a disaster: current capabilities and limitations: from a Task Force for Mass Critical Care summit meeting, January 26-27, 2007, Chicago, IL. Chest. 2008 May;133(5 Suppl):8S-17S.  Online full-text access .

Wagner SK. Disaster preparedness. D.C. medical center unveils mass casualty design concepts. Hosp Health Netw. 2008 May;82(5):22.  Online full-text access .

Van Gorder C. On call in a disaster. A system that takes preparedness to a new level. Mod Healthc. 2008 May 5;38(18):26. Online full-text access .

Halpert AM. Complying with the privacy rule during a disaster--Part 2. An overview of interimmanagement. J AHIMA. 2008 May;79(5):58-9.

James JJ, Subbarao I, Lanier WL. Improving the art and science of disaster medicine and public health preparedness. Mayo Clin Proc. 2008 May;83(5):559-62.  Online full-text access .

Cherry RA, Trainer M. The current crisis in emergency care and the impact on disaster preparedness. BMC Emerg Med. 2008 May 1;8:7.  Online full-text access .

Freyberg CW, Arquilla B, Fertel BS, Tunik MG, Cooper A, Heon D, Kohlhoff SA, Uraneck KI, Foltin GL. Disaster preparedness: hospital decontamination and the pediatric patient--guidelines for hospitals and emergency planners. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2008 Mar-Apr;23(2):166-73.

Subbarao I, Lyznicki JM, Hsu EB, Gebbie KM, Markenson D, Barzansky B, Armstrong JH, Cassimatis EG, Coule PL, Dallas CE, King RV, Rubinson L, Sattin R, Swienton RE, Lillibridge S, Burkle FM, Schwartz RB, James JJ. A consensus-based educational framework and competency set for the discipline of disaster medicine and public health preparedness. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2008 Mar;2(1):57-68.

Halpert AM.  Complying with the privacy rule during a disaster--part 1. An overview of plan development, data backup, and recovery . J AHIMA. 2008 Apr;79(4):60-1.

Halpert AM.  Complying with the privacy rule during a disaster--Part 2. An overview of interim management . J AHIMA. 2008 May;79(5):58-9.

Cherniack EP, Sandals L, Brooks L, Mintzer MJ. Trial of a survey instrument to establish the hurricane preparedness of and medical impact on a vulnerable, older population. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2008 May-Jun;23(3):242-9.

Barnes MD, Hanson CL, Novilla LM, Meacham AT, McIntyre E, Erickson BC. Analysis of media agenda setting during and after Hurricane Katrina: implications for emergency preparedness, disaster response, and disaster policy. Am J Public Health. 2008 Apr;98(4):604-10.  Online full-text access .

Iserson KV, Heine CE, Larkin GL, Moskop JC, Baruch J, Aswegan AL. Fight or flight: the ethics of emergency physician disaster response. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Apr;51(4):345-53. Request from the  Knowledge Center .

Troy DA, Carson A, Vanderbeek J, Hutton A. Enhancing community-based disaster preparedness with information technology. Disasters. 2008 Mar;32(1):149-65.  Online full-text access .

Hochstein C, Arnesen S, Goshorn J, Szczur M. Selected resources for emergency and disaster preparedness and response from the United States National Library of Medicine. Med Ref Serv Q. 2008 Spring;27(1):1-20.

Summerhill EM, Mathew MC, Stipho S, Artenstein AW, Jagminas L, Russo-Magno PM, Potter S, Shapiro MJ. A simulation-based biodefense and disaster preparedness curriculum for internal medicine residents. Med Teach. 2008;30(6):e145-51.

Collander B, Green B, Millo Y, Shamloo C, Donnellan J, DeAtley C. Development of an "all-hazards" hospital disaster preparedness training courseutilizing multi-modality teaching. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2008 Jan-Feb;23(1):63-7; discussion 68-9.

Rokach A, Pinkert M, Nemet D, Goldberg A, Bar-Dayan Y. Standards in collaborative international disaster drills: a case study of two international search and rescue drills. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2008 Jan-Feb;23(1):60-2.

Carpenter M, Hodge JG Jr, Pepe RP. Deploying and using volunteer health practitioners in response to emergencies:proposed uniform state legislation provides liability protections and workers'compensation coverage. Am J Disaster Med. 2008 Jan-Feb;3(1):17-23.


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