Hodge, J.G. Jr., Lant, T., Arias, J., and Jehn, M. (2011). Building Evidence for Legal Decision Making in Real Time: Legal Triage in Public Health Emergencies. (Free registration required.) Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 5(Suppl): S242 - S251.
The authors assessed real-time decision-making processes among legal and public health professionals during a fictitious public health emergency scenario and found that the perception of relevance of legal preparedness impacted decision-making. Lessons learned are shared for integration in future exercises or real public health emergencies.