Development and Performance of a Checklist for Initial Triage After an Anthrax Mass Exposure Event

Annals of Internal Medicine
16 April 2019 Vol: 170, Issue 8
http://annals.org/aim/issue

Original Research |16 April 2019
Development and Performance of a Checklist for Initial Triage After an Anthrax Mass Exposure Event
Nathaniel Hupert, MD, MPH; Marissa Person, MSPH; Dan Hanfling, MD; Rita M. Traxler, MHS; William A. Bower, MD; Katherine Hendricks, MD, MPH&TM
Background:
Population exposure to Bacillus anthracis spores could cause mass casualties requiring complex medical care. Rapid identification of patients needing anthrax-specific therapies will improve patient outcomes and resource use.