Training for Terrorism-Related Conditions in Hospitals: United States, 2003-2004
Press release, December 11, 2006: Training for Terrorism-Related Conditions in Hospitals: United States, 2003-04. Advance Data Number 380. 9 pp. (PHS) 2007-1250. "The report ...is based on data from the annual National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, conducted by CDC's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).""Eighty-eight percent of hospitals surveyed in 2003 and 2004 said their nurses had been trained in how to recognize and treat patients exposed to at least one of seven pathogens including: smallpox, anthrax, plague, botulism, tularemia, viral encephalitis and hemorrhagic fever, or chemical or radiological attacks."