McGinnis KK. 2005. EMS Communications Needs of the Future. Presentation at the meeting of the ITS America 2005: 16th Annual Meeting & Exposition, Philadelphia, PA.
measureEMS.org. 2005. Performance Measures in EMS. [Online]. Available: http://www.measureems.org/performancemeasures2.htm [accessed January 5, 2006].
Mullins RJ. 1999. A historical perspective of trauma system development in the United States. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 47(Suppl. 3):S8–S14.
Mullins RJ, Mann NC. 1999. Population-based research assessing the effectiveness of trauma systems. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 47(Suppl. 3):S59–S66.
Nallamothu BK, Saint S, Kolias TJ, Eagle KA. 2001. Clinical problem-solving of nicks and time. New England Journal of Medicine 345(5):359–363.
Nathens AB, Maier RV. 2001. The relationship between trauma center volume and outcome. Advances in Surgery 35:61–75.
Nathens AB, Jurkovich GJ, Rivara FP, Maier RV. 2000. Effectiveness of state trauma systems in reducing injury-related mortality: A national evaluation. The Journal of Trauma 48(1):25–30; discussion 30–31.
NAS, NRC (National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council). 1966. Accidental Death and Disability: The Neglected Disease of Modern Society. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
NHTSA (National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration). 1996. Emergency Medical Services Agenda for the Future. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.
NQF (National Quality Forum). 2002. National Voluntary Consensus Standards for Adult Diabetes Care. [Online]. Available: http://www.qualityforum.org/txdiabetes-public.pdf [accessed November 23, 2005].
NQF. 2003. Safe Practices for Better Health Care. Washington, DC: NQF.
NQF. 2004a. National Voluntary Consensus Standards for Nursing Home Care. [Online]. Available: http://www.qualityforum.org/txNursingHomesReportFINALPUBLIC.pdf [accessed November 23, 2005].
NQF. 2004b. National Voluntary Consensus Standards for Nursing-Sensitive Care: An Initial Performance Measure Set. [Online]. Available: http://www.qualityforum.org/txNCFI-NALpublic.pdf [accessed November 23, 2005].
NQF. 2005. National Voluntary Consensus Standards for Home Health Care. [Online]. Available: http://www.qualityforum.org/webHHpublic09–23–05.pdf_ [accessed November 23, 2005].
Orr RA, Han YY, Roth K. 2006. Pediatric transport: Shifting the paradigm to improve patient outcome. In: Fuhrman B, Zimmerman J, eds. Pediatric Critical Care (3rd edition). Mosby, Elsevier Science Health. Pp. 141–150.
Pollock DA, Adams DL, Bernardo LM, Bradley V, Brandt MD, Davis TE, Garrison HG, Iseke RM, Johnson S, Kaufmann CR, Kidd P, Leon-Chisen N, MacLean S, Manton A, McClain PW, Michelson EA, Pickett D, Rosen RA, Schwartz RJ, Smith M, Snyder JA, Wright JL. 1998. Data elements for emergency department systems, release 1.0: A summary report. Deeds Writing Committee. Journal of Emergency Nursing 24(1):35–44.
Rosenbaum S, Kamoie B. 2003. Finding a way through the hospital door: The role of EMTALA in public health emergencies. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 31(4):590–601.
The SAFECOM Project. 2004. Statement of Requirements for Public Safety Wireless Communications & Interoperability. Washington, DC: Department of Homeland Security.
State of California Office of the Patient Advocate. 2005. 2005 HMO Report Card. [Online]. Available: http://www.opa.ca.gov/report_card/ [accessed January 12, 2006].
Wright JL, Klein BL. 2001. Regionalized pediatric trauma systems. Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine 2:3–12.