Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 22, issue 1, P145-187 2008 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2007.12.003 View full text
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Gregory J. Moran, David A. Talan, Fredrick M. Abrahamian

Abstract: A biological terrorism event could have a large impact on the general population and health care system. The impact of an infectious disaster will most likely be great to emergency departments, and the collaboration between emergency and infectious disease specialists will be critical in developing an effective response. A bioterrorism event is a disaster that requires specific preparations beyond the usual medical disaster planning. An effective response would include attention to infection control issues and…

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