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Drill for scenarios in which someone brandishes a gun

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March 1, 2009

Crowded ERs. Critically ill or emotionally troubled patients. Strained hospital resources in a tough economy.

Not surprisingly, these factors raise tensions among patients and visitors to medical centers. In the worst cases, the situation turns violent and someone pulls a gun on staff members.

When someone brandishes a gun in a hospital, there are several keys to avoiding injuries and deaths.



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