Accession Number:

ADA440971

Title:

Triage for Civil Support. Using Military Medical Assets to Respond to Terrorist Attacks

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Report Date:

2004-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

194.0

Abstract:

At the request of the Advanced Systems and Concepts Office ASCO of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency DTRA, RAND conducted this research and analysis based on the likelihood that Department of Defense DoD medical assets would be called upon to provide support to civil authorities in the aftermath of a terrorist attack. Originally focused on chemical or biological attacks, it was expanded following the attacks of September it, to include any terrorist attack involving chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or conventional high explosives CBRNE weapons.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE