Rottman, S.J. (2008). Pharmaceuticals and Chronic Diseases in Disaster Preparedness. (Abstract only.) Prehospital and Disaster Medicine.
The authors conducted a study to identify the kinds of medications that might be needed during and after a disaster. They analyzed national ambulatory hospital data on the prescription medication needs of patients who visited emergency departments in non-disaster circumstances. Their findings can help pharmacies plan and stockpile medication.