Navigation Links
AHRQ Issues Recommendations for Safeguarding Children During Public Health Emergencies
Date:3/10/2009

ions.

Included with the guidance is a model school-based emergency response plan developed by the Brookline, Mass. school district in cooperation with the Center for Biopreparedness, the division of Harvard Medical School that prepared both sets of guidelines under contract to AHRQ.

Pediatric Hospital Surge Capacity in Public Health Emergencies and School-Based Emergency Preparedness: A National Analysis and Recommended Protocol are available on AHRQ's Web site or free printed copies are available from the AHRQ Publications Clearinghouse at AHRQPubs@ahrq.gov or 800-358-9295.

AHRQ has other tools that can be used for pediatric emergency preparedness planning. One such tool is Decontamination of Children: Preparedness and Response for Hospital Emergency Departments, a 27-minute video that illustrates for emergency responders and hospital emergency department staff how to safely decontaminate children who have been exposed to hazardous chemicals, including those from a bioterrorist attack. In addition, Pediatric Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness: A Resource for Pediatricians, is a comprehensive report that is a practical resource that pediatricians can consult to plan for and respond to natural disasters and bioterrorist events. Its summary highlights significant parts of the report for quick reference.

AHRQ has supported more than 60 emergency preparedness-related studies, workshops, and conferences to help hospitals and health care systems prepare for public health emergencies. Many of these projects were made possible through collaboration with HHS' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and R
'/>"/>

SOURCE Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Insmed Announces FDA Issues Statement Regarding Position on Allowing Patients With ALS Access to IPLEX(TM) Under an IND
2. New Research Released at Annual Society for Adolescent Medicine Meeting Provides Vital Insights into Adolescent Health Issues
3. USPTO Issues Notice of Final Determination for Patent Term Extension for NAMENDA(R)
4. Disabled Veterans Leader Presses Issues with Key Lawmakers
5. Beacon Equity Issues Technical Trade Alerts on Healthcare Plan Stocks: HUM, WLP, AET, CI, UNH, UAM
6. AmericInn Hotels Kicks-Off Sleep Better America With Launch of New Web Site to Educate Consumers About Insomnia and Sleep-Related Issues
7. American College of Gastroenterology Issues Updated Colorectal Cancer Guidelines
8. Crystal Research Associates, LLC Issues Executive Informational Overview(R) (EIO(R)) on Authentidate Holding Corp.
9. New Mexico Senator Bingaman Recognized for Advocacy Work on Mental Health Issues
10. CVS Caremark Health Management Programs Help Multiple Sclerosis Patients Better Manage Weight Issues and Improve BMI
11. American Academy of Dermatology Issues New Guidelines For The Management of Psoriasis With Topical Therapies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/16/2014)... (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 ... information media site, launches their new site today. ... additional features aimed at making information easier to ... sift, we distill into one-page, easy-to-read pages the ... should know!” says Virginia Downie, retired college professor ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... 2014 The Living Ethics lecture series ... Reflecting on what it means to live in an ... unique and thought-provoking topics. , “The Museum’s job is ... look at their world differently. The Living Ethics ... for truly enlightening dialogue,” says Richard Conti, Chief Wonder ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Banish headaches forever with the newest ... device for chronic migraine relief and treatment. Cefaly was ... States. Until now, US patients would directly place their ... and wait 2-3 weeks for their device to arrive. ... and once prescription and payment is received, the Cefaly ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, a famous online supplier of bamboo products, ... bamboo panels . The firm is now offering ... its high quality items. Please note that the big ... 2014. , According to the company’s chief executive ... should visit BamboofloorChina.com before September 28. BamboofloorChina.com is offering ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... 16, 2014 Career Step, an ... training, is pleased to announce that Panacea Healthcare ... PCS comprehensive skill assessments and the ICD-10-CM and ... and Panacea’s consulting division. , “We are excited ... ICD-10 to our clients,” said Suzanne Lappen, Panacea ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:JustThoughtYouShouldKnow.org Debuts New Website 2Health News:Expanding Community Vision at the Science Museum of Virginia 2Health News:Cefaly Migraine Treatment Device Now Readily Available For Widespread Purchase in United States 2Health News:Cheap Bamboo Panels Unveiled By Famous Online Supplier BamboofloorChina.com 2Health News:Panacea Healthcare Solutions to Resell Career Step’s ICD-10-CM and PCS Assessments and Case Studies 2Health News:Panacea Healthcare Solutions to Resell Career Step’s ICD-10-CM and PCS Assessments and Case Studies 3
... more attention be paid after hospital discharge, , , MONDAY, ... the veterans treated in Veterans Affairs hospitals suffer from ... suicide than non-depressed veterans, University of Michigan researchers report. ... and might it be related to their use of ...
... conjunction with its fourth quarter 2008 earnings release (expected to be issued after ... is pleased to invite you to listen to its quarterly investor conference call ... at 9:00 a.m. ET., What: Covance Fourth ... Presentation, When: ...
... Outdoor Recreation Participation StudyFindings include increase in overall ... The Outdoor Foundation today announced the ... Report, the only detailed study of its ... The findings highlighted in the report are areas ...
... Club is hosting a,Pharmacy Challenge and Savings Checkup in ... check prices on their prescriptions and,over-the-counter medications against other ... on branded prescriptions. Membership is not,required to use ... "Your Healthy Year" promotes a variety of ways consumers ...
... FRANCISCO, Jan. 12 Within health care, dermatology,professionals play ... , The Dermatology Nurses, Association ... practice in a variety,of learning formats and the opportunity ... annual conference slated for March,4-7 at the Hilton San ...
... CYBX ) today announced that Milton ... Research and Development, effective on January 12, 2009. ... company,s development programs. Dr. Morris joins Cyberonics from ... company in North Carolina, where he has served ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:With Depression, Vets Face Higher Suicide Risk 2Health News:With Depression, Vets Face Higher Suicide Risk 3Health News:As Childhood Obesity Rates Rise, Youth Outdoor Participation Declines 2Health News:As Childhood Obesity Rates Rise, Youth Outdoor Participation Declines 3Health News:Sam's Club(R) Hosts Pharmacy Challenge 2Health News:Hop the Trolley for DNA's 27th Annual Conference 2Health News:Cyberonics Names Milton M. Morris, Ph.D. Vice President, Research & Development 2Health News:Cyberonics Names Milton M. Morris, Ph.D. Vice President, Research & Development 3Health News:Cyberonics Names Milton M. Morris, Ph.D. Vice President, Research & Development 4
(Date:9/15/2014)... , Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MedicOne Medical Response, ... services, has been selected by Inc. Magazine as ... America. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140914/145997 ... list identifies successful, privately-held companies with the largest ... Response, one of only two ambulance companies to ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CaPtivate Pharmaceuticals LLC, a ... (CaP)-based nanoparticle drug and vaccine delivery technologies, announced ... Agreement with Immunotope Inc., another Pennsylvania ... the treatment and prevention of viral infections and ... the agreement, Immunotope is granted a non-exclusive world-wide ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... The Society of Corporate Compliance and ... than 4,500 compliance and ethics professionals from across ... corporate fines and settlements.  The SCALENDAR is designed ... ready reference to demonstrate to employees the consequences ... to help compliance and ethics officers looking for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:MedicOne Medical Response Named to 2014 Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies List 2MedicOne Medical Response Named to 2014 Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies List 3CaPtivate Pharmaceuticals Enters License Agreement With Immunotope 2CaPtivate Pharmaceuticals Enters License Agreement With Immunotope 3More than $55 billion in fines and settlements added by SCCE to its 2015 Corporate Scandal Calendar 2
... , WAYNE, N.J. and EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. ... Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX ) today announced results ... 2 trials were presented at the 32nd Annual ... of these studies evaluated Nexavar® (sorafenib) tablets in ...
... , BATESVILLE, Ind., Dec. 11 Hill-Rom (NYSE: ... use in medical-surgical areas of hospitals and care facilities. The new bed ... to use a variety of care surfaces as needed. , "Hill-Rom ... the best features of Hill-Rom,s long-time leader, the Advanta bed, with many ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Nexavar in Combination With Chemotherapy Demonstrates Activity in Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer in Two Phase 2 Studies 2Nexavar in Combination With Chemotherapy Demonstrates Activity in Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer in Two Phase 2 Studies 3Nexavar in Combination With Chemotherapy Demonstrates Activity in Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer in Two Phase 2 Studies 4Nexavar in Combination With Chemotherapy Demonstrates Activity in Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer in Two Phase 2 Studies 5Nexavar in Combination With Chemotherapy Demonstrates Activity in Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer in Two Phase 2 Studies 6Nexavar in Combination With Chemotherapy Demonstrates Activity in Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer in Two Phase 2 Studies 7Hill-Rom Introduces Innovative Smart Bed for Medical-Surgical Settings 2Hill-Rom Introduces Innovative Smart Bed for Medical-Surgical Settings 3Hill-Rom Introduces Innovative Smart Bed for Medical-Surgical Settings 4
The ELISA test is used for detection and semi quantitation of igG antibodies to proteinase 3(PR3) in human sera, as an aid to the diagnosis is of Wegener's granulomatosis....
... Acolytes core technology relates to the ultrasensitive ... found in all living cells. ATP ... using bioluminescence. By coupling AK ... via extraction using antibody-coated beads, Acolyte can ...
... DYONICS POWERMAX Shaver Handpiece has 25% more ... standard Smith & Nephew handpiece providing optimal ... handling and reduced hand fatigue. ,The forward/reverse ... suction lever are all co-located to allow ...
... tailored to individual needs. The pump can ... Indeed a Shaver unit only is featured ... and handpiece.,The REVOLUTION shaver system features a ... progressive motor (up to 4.000 rpm). When ...
Medicine Products: