Title

Delivering Medical Care in a Catastrophe: Time for Crisis Standards

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-8-2011

Abstract

This article is part of Crossroads in Biosecurity: Steps to Strengthen U.S. Preparedness, published by the Center for Biosecurity September 8, 2011 to mark the 10th anniversery of the 2001 anthrax attacks.

It discusses medical standards of care in response to catastrophes and crises, as well as legal impediments to response, including the Stafford Act.