You are the on-call anesthesiologist and receive a page from the chief of staff notifying you that a chemical terrorist attack has just occurred in your community. The disaster plan…
Bioterrorism May Overwhelm Medical Resources: New and Different Patient Safety Challenges Must Be Anticipated
New and Different Patient Safety Challenges Must Be Anticipated In the aftermath of the September 11 tragedies and subsequent anthrax mail deliveries, society and physicians scrambled to become familiar with…
Threat of Radiologic Terrorism Increases Unfamiliar Patient Care and Safety Issues Mandate Preparedness
Unfamiliar Patient Care and Safety Issues Mandate Preparedness Since September 11, U.S. intelligence agencies have issued alerts that terrorists continue to plan for further attacks. In the past months, U.S….
The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Newsletter is the official publication of the nonprofit Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation and is published quarterly at Wilmington, Delaware. Annual membership: Individual – $25.00, Corporate – $500.00. This and any additional contributions to the Foundation are tax deductible. © Copyright, Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation, 2002.
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APSF Executive Committee:
Robert K. Stoelting, MD, President; Burton A. Dole, Jr., Vice-President; David M. Gaba, MD, Secretary; Casey D. Blitt, MD, Treasurer; Ellison C. Pierce, Jr., MD, Executive Director; Robert A. Caplan, MD; Jeffrey B. Cooper, PhD; Lori Cross; John H. Eichhorn, MD.
Newsletter Editorial Board:
Robert C. Morell, MD, Editor; Sorin Brull, MD; Joan Christie, MD; Jan Ehrenwerth, MD; John H. Eichhorn, MD; Denise O’Brien, BSN, RN; Karen Posner, PhD; Keith Ruskin, MD; Wilson Somerville, PhD; Jeffery Vender, MD.