Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 27th, 2002
U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona said the most immediate and important response will be that within a local community.
He cited events ranging from the bombings in Beirut and Oklahoma City to the September 11 attacks. "In every single one of these cases, the difference between life and death immediately in the post-traumatic event were the local responders," he said at the annual Southwestern Regional Trauma Conference.
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