Chemical–biological–radiological (CBR) response: a template for hospital emergency departments

Antony Nocera
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (3): .
Published online: 3 February 2003

To the Editor: Tan and Fitzgerald's template for emergency department response to chemical–biological–radiological hazards appears to be based on a dubious assumption of a low level of risk.1 A recent report details exposure of emergency department staff to potentially fatal secondary contamination during a hazardous materials incident, highlighting the need for staff to have the appropriate training and equipment to deal with these events.2

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