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Blood and Tissue Preparedness and Response

Blood and Tissue Emergency Medical Countermeasures

Explosions and Blast Injuries: A Primer for Clinicians
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: This document, one of three developed by CDC, includes specific information for clinicians that addresses recognition, evaluation, treatment and disposition of victims of blast injuries.

Mass Medical Care with Scarce Resources: A Community Planning Guide
This guide provides community planners—as well as planners at the institutional, State, and Federal levels—with information on planning for and responding to a mass casualty event (MCE). The product of collaboration between the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), this guide is written by leading experts in six areas related to mass casualty care: prehospital care, hospital and acute care, alternative care sites, palliative care, ethical issues, and legal considerations.