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Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events. Preparedness and Response to a Rural Mass Casualty Incident: Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.

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This report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the National Research Council's Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report:

  • Aimee Binning, National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, CVC Training Inc.
  • Rick Jones, National Emergency Number Association
  • Kevin McGinnis, National Association of State EMS Officials
  • Drexdal Pratt, North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation, (former) North Carolina Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
  • Joseph Schmider, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, Pennsylvania Department of Health
  • Christopher Tilden, Mountain States Group
  • Tim Wiedrich, Emergency Preparedness and Response North Dakota Department of Health

Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they did not see the final draft of this report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by Jeff Runge, the Chertoff Group. Appointed by the Institute of Medicine, he was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.

Copyright © 2011, National Academy of Sciences.
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