Bioterrorism--a health emergency: do physicians believe there is a threat and are they prepared for it?

@article{Switala2011BioterrorismaHE,
  title={Bioterrorism--a health emergency: do physicians believe there is a threat and are they prepared for it?},
  author={Claudia A Switala and Joshua S. Coren and Frank A Filipetto and John P. Gaughan and Carman A Ciervo},
  journal={American journal of disaster medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={143-52}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether bioterrorism training provided increased awareness and understanding of bioterrorism and to assess physicians' beliefs about the threat of bioterrorism and how it impacts on preparedness. DESIGN This is a retrospective review of data obtained from a bioterrorism training grant. Data were obtained from a postevaluation form completed by trainees with an 80 percent return rate. The Institutional Review Board approved this study. Informed consent was not required… CONTINUE READING