Understanding the Role of the Rural Hospital Emergency Department in Responding to Bioterrorist Attacks and Other Emergencies: A Review of the Literature and Guide to the Issues
Overview of bioterrorism preparedness issues facing rural hospitals, including physical capacity, sufficiency of health personnel, preparedness plans, disease surveillance systems, and communication/coordination. Detailed review of the literature, with discussion.
Claudia L. Schur
NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
Emergency department and urgent care services · Emergency preparedness and response · Hospitals · Public health