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Bombings: Injury Patterns and Care Resources and Training
October 26, 2009
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There is information available at this site for emergency management staff and agencies when planning and training for Terrorism and Mass Violence incidents. This information should also be shared with your medical partners both pre-hospital and hospital setting.

Bombings: Injury Patterns and Care curriculum was developed through the Linkages of Acute Care and EMS to State and Local Injury Prevention Programs project that was funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) served as the lead grantee for this project.
http://www.acep.org/blastinjury


The curriculum was developed with the assistance of a task force that included representative experts from emergency medicine including physicians, surgeons, nursing, and EMS. Bombings: Injury Patterns and Care curriculum is designed to be the minimum content that should be included in any all-hazards disaster response training program. This content is designed to update the student with the latest clinical information regarding blast related injuries from terrorism.
http://www.acep.org/blastinjury
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