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Topics Addressed by Our Surveys

Bioterrorism and Emergency Preparedness


Selected recent publications using National Health Care Surveys data on hospital-based emergency care:

Niska RW. Hospital collaboration with public safety organizations on bioterrorism response. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2008 Jan-Mar;12(1):12-7.

Burt CW, Middleton KR. Factors associated with ability to treat pediatric emergencies in US hospitals. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2007 Oct;23(10):681-9.

Niska RW, Burt CW. Emergency response planning in hospitals, United States: 2003-2004 [PDF - 195 KB]. Adv Data. 2007 Aug 20;(391):1-13. PMID: 17874715 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Niska RW, Burt CW. National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: terrorism preparedness among office-based physicians, United States, 2003-2004 [PDF - 288 KB]. Adv Data. 2007 Jul 24;(390):1-10. PMID: 17702147 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Niska RW, Burt CW. Terrorism preparedness: have office-based physicians been trained? Fam Med. 2007 May;39(5):357-65. PMID: 17476610 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Burt CW, McCaig LF. Staffing, capacity, and ambulance diversion in emergency departments: United States, 2003-04 [PDF - 1.2 MB]. Adv Data. 2006 Sep 27;(376):1-23.

Middleton KR, Burt CW. Availability of pediatric services and equipment in emergency departments: United States, 2002-03 [PDF - 721 KB]. Adv Data. 2006 Feb 28;(367):1-16

Niska RW, Burt CW. Training for terrorism-related conditions in hospitals: United States, 2003-04 [PDF - 256 KB]. Adv Data. 2006 Dec 11;(380):1-8. PMID: 17217184 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Niska RW, Burt CW. Bioterrorism and mass casualty preparedness in hospitals: United States, 2003 [PDF - 866 KB]. Adv Data. 2005 Sep 27;(364):1-14. PMID: 16220875 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]