Disaster and Emergency Management Canadian Nurses Perceptions of Preparedness on Hospital Front Lines
O'Sullivan, T., Dow, D., Turner, M. et al. (2008). Disaster and Emergency Management: Canadian Nurses Perceptions of Preparedness on Hospital Front Lines. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 23(1): s11-18.
The authors share results of an online survey of nurses across Canada regarding personal and hospital preparedness in the wake of SARS. Respondents expressed a low degree of confidence in the Canadian healthcare system’s ability to handle outbreaks and indicated a need for more training and information.