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Title: Integrated response to the dynamic threat of school violence
Autores: Callaway, D.
Westmoreland, T. C.
Báez, Alejandro A.
McKay, S. A.
Raja, A. S.
Researchers (UNIBE): Báez, Alejandro A. 
Research area: Ciencias de la Salud
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Source: Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 25(5), 464-470
Journal: Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 
Volume: 25
Issue: 5
Start page: 464
End page: 470
A terrorist attack on US schools no longer can be considered a Black Swan event. Mounting evidence suggests that extremist organizations actively are targeting US schools. Equally disturbing are data suggesting that schools, universities, and communities are unprepared for large-scale violence. The Operational Medicine Institute Conference on an Integrated Response to the Modern Urban Terrorist Threat revealed significant variations in the perceived threats and critical response gaps among emergency medical providers, law enforcement personnel, politicians, and security specialists. The participants recommended several steps to address these gaps in preparedness, training, responses, and recovery.
DOI: 10.1017/S1049023X00008578
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