Legal issues affecting children with preexisting conditions during public health emergencies.

@article{Rutkow2013LegalIA,
  title={Legal issues affecting children with preexisting conditions during public health emergencies.},
  author={Lainie W Rutkow and Jon S. Vernick and Lawrence Sagin Wissow and Gregory Jackson Tung and Felicity Marum and Daniel J. Barnett},
  journal={Biosecurity and bioterrorism : biodefense strategy, practice, and science},
  year={2013},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={
          89-95
        }
}
Among the millions of children in the United States exposed to public health emergencies in recent years, those with preexisting health conditions face particular challenges. A public health emergency may, for example, disrupt treatment regimens or cause children to be separated from caregivers. Ongoing shortages of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists may further exacerbate the risks that children with preexisting conditions face in disaster circumstances. The US Department of Homeland… CONTINUE READING
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