Gershon, R.R., Orr, M.G., Zhi, Q, et al. (2014). Mass Fatality Preparedness among Medical Examiners/Coroners in the United States: A Cross-Sectional Study. BioMed Central Public Health. 14: 1275.
In the U.S., Medical Examiners and Coroners have the legal authority for the management of mass fatality incidents. The purpose of this study was: 1) to identify appropriate measures of preparedness as they relate to U.S. medical examiners and coroners, and 2) to assess their preparedness levels and factors significantly associated with preparedness.