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Biological, Chemical and Radiological Terrorism: An Overview of Indicators and Response - A Desk Reference Card

This reference card provides physicians and other healthcare providers with basic information to help identify and respond to patients affected by biological, chemical and nuclear/radiological agents. Healthcare workers should be alert to illness patterns and report these possible exposures that might signal an act of terrorism. This reference card provides a quick overview of various agents, symptoms of exposures and diagnostic tools and treatment.

Psychological Impact of Disaster and Terrorism: Tending to the Hidden Wounds - A Desk Reference Card

One of the most devastating and pervasive results of 9/11 was the impact it had on mental health. The sheer magnitude of the event shattered the sense of safety and security for many. It is now evident that provided care following a major disaster requires that serious attentions to mental disorders. This reference card can be used in the field to the office setting.

"Go" Bag Checklist

This checklist is part of the Physician's Electronic Emergency Preparedness Toolkit and can be used as a standalone resource to aide physicians in emergency preparedness efforts. It includes a comprehensive list of essential items that can be compiled and placed in a physician's office, car and home.

Emergency Planning Checklist for Medical Offices and Clinics

This checklist is part of the Physician's Electronic Emergency Preparedness Toolkit and can be used as a standalone resource to aide physicians' offices in their emergency preparedness efforts. This checklist is an indispensable resource to ensure proper planning and preparation in advance of a public health emergency.

To order these resources, please contact the Medical Society of the State of New York:
Melissa Hoffman at mhoffman@mssny.org or by phone at (518) 465-8085.

Downloads

Biological, Chemical and Radiological Terrorism Reference Card

Psychological Impact of Disaster and Terrorism Reference Card

"Go" bag Checklist

Emergency Planning Checklist