Hospital Planning for Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents
Perry, R. and Lindell, M. (2006). Hospital Planning for Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. (Abstract only.) Journal of Postgraduate Medicine. 52(2):116-20.
This article is a result of a literature review that focused on six elements related to weapons of mass destruction incidents that must be addressed in hospital disaster plans: incident command, hospital security, patient surge, decontamination, mental health consequences, and communications.