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A review of disaster medical preparedness improving coordination and collaboration in the delivery of medical assistance during disasters : hearing before the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on State, Local, and Private Sector Preparedness and Integration of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, July 22, 2010 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ad Hoc Subcommittee on State, Local, and Private Sector Preparedness and Integration

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Emergency medical services,
  • Interagency coordination,
  • Evaluation,
  • Disaster medicine,
  • National Disaster Medical System (U.S.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesImproving coordination and collaboration in the delivery of medical assistance during disasters
SeriesS. hrg -- 111-946
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF26 .H637 2010c
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 52 p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25020964M
ISBN 100160886376
ISBN 109780160886379
LC Control Number2011451772
OCLC/WorldCa724577879

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