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Bioterrorism - Scare Stories Can Be Dangerous to Our Health
CME credit is no longer available for this conference.
Hillel W. Cohen, Dr.P.H., Victor W. Sidel, M.D., and Robert M. Gould, M.D.

Dr. Cohen is Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, New York, Dr. Sidel is Distinguished University Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center and Dr. Gould is President, SF-Bay Area Chapter, Physicians for Social Responsibility, San Francisco. Drs. Cohen, Sidel, and Gould report no commercial conflict of interest.


Release Date: 10/10/2000
Termination Date: 10/10/2003

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour(s).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
  • Evaluate whether reported risks of bioterrorism are based on fact or fear
  • Discuss the possibility that health interventions may have risks that must be weighed against any purported benefits
  • Consider the importance of setting priorities for resources for health interventions that take into account efforts for primary prevention and assessing needs based on evidence
  • Discuss the inherent problems of allowing military priorities to set the public health agenda.

 
This conference may include discussion of commercial products and services.

The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the sponsor or its publisher. Please review complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.
 
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