Bioterrorism and the Vital Role of Family Physicians

Harris, M.D. and Yeskey, K. (2011). Bioterrorism and the Vital Role of Family Physicians. American Family Physicians. 84(1):18-20.
In this editorial, the authors share ways that primary care providers can prepare themselves and their practices to respond to bioterrorism. The authors contend that these efforts should include getting to know local public health staff, coordination among local practices, urgent care centers, and hospital emergency departments to support surge capacity in the community; and getting involved in community, state, and national initiatives such as the Medical Reserve Corps or Disaster Medical Assistance Teams.
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