Basavaraju, S.V., Hunt, R.C., Vikas, K., et al. (2010). In A Moment’s Notice: Surge Capacity for Terrorist Bombings: Challenges and Proposed Solutions. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The authors synthesized comments from a series of expert panel meetings on identifying innovative strategies hospitals could adopt to address terrorism-related surge issues. Surge Action Template 9 (Drugs and Pharmaceutical Supplies) addresses required resources and action steps to mobilize within 4 hours of an explosion “appropriate and adequate drugs and pharmaceutical supplies to treat 300 injured patients for up to 72 hours.”