Brown, L.M., Hyer, K., and Polivka-West, L. (2007). A Comparative Study of Laws, Rules, Codes and Other Influences on Nursing Homes’ Disaster Preparedness in the Gulf Coast States. Behavioral Sciences and the Law. 25(5): 655-75.
This article discusses federal and state laws and regulations that govern disaster preparedness, with a particular focus on nursing homes. It highlights gaps in these laws and provides suggestions regarding future disaster planning.