Accession Number:

ADP013463

Title:

The CDC National Pharmaceutical Stockpile Contents and Implementation

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION ALANTA GA NATIONAL PHARMACEUTICALSTOCKPILE PROGRAM

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

The National Pharmaceutical Stockpile NPS consists of drugs and medicalsurgical items provided to the U.S. population to reduce morbiditymortality associated with bioterrorism. The NPS includes written and electronic drug information specific for patients and health care providers. The patient data includes side effect and proper use information available in multiple languages. Issues of patient consent and tracking for efficacy and side effect monitoring have also been addressed.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Unconventional Warfare
  • Defense Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE