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Research & Reviews  385 results

Data in Crisis - Rethinking Disaster Preparedness in the United States.
The New England Journal of Medicine; Balsari S, Kiang MV et. al.

Sep 2nd, 2021 - Data in Crisis - Rethinking Disaster Preparedness in the United States.|2021|Balsari S,Kiang MV,Buckee CO,|

Perception and Attitude of Medical Staff in the Saudi Red Crescent Authority Toward the...
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness; Mobrad A, Almorairi HM et. al.

Aug 18th, 2021 - The Saudi Red Crescent Authority (SRCA) plays a major role in the event of disasters and crisis, as it is the main pre-hospital health-care provider. This study reports on the attitude and perceptions of SRCA medical staff concerning their knowled...

Lessons for Workforce Disaster Planning from the First Nosocomial Outbreak of COVID-19 ...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Hammersley J, Mather C et. al.

Aug 8th, 2021 - The identification and announcement of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a global issue. Disaster preparedness for internal and external threats is inherent within health care environments and requires agile thinking and swift remediation. Nosocomial...

Emergency department registered nurses overestimate their disaster competency: A cross-...
International Emergency Nursing; Murphy JP, Kurland L et. al.

Aug 2nd, 2021 - Major incidents continue to pose a threat to health care systems by overwhelming them with a sudden surge of patients. A major factor impacting a hospital's surge capacity is the skills, abilities, and knowledge of emergency department (ED) regist...

Improving flood disaster preparedness of hospitals in Central Thailand: Hospital person...
Journal of Clinical Nursing; Rattanakanlaya K, Sukonthasarn A et. al.

Jul 22nd, 2021 - To improve hospitals disaster preparedness during floods. The Thai flood disaster in 2011 struck several sectors, including hospitals. It is necessary to build a disaster preparedness system that ensures that hospitals have the capacity to respond...

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Guidelines  1 results

Definitive care for the critically ill during a disaster: a framework for optimizing cr...
Chest Rubinson L, Hick JL et. al.

Aug 19th, 2008 - Plausible disasters may yield hundreds or thousands of critically ill victims. However, most countries, including those with widely available critical care services, lack sufficient specialized staff, medical equipment, and ICU space to provide ti...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Healthy Lifestyle Behavior Intervention for Latino Women

Nov 7th, 2019 - Overweight/obesity and physical inactivity are two significant predictors of illness and death from cardiovascular (heart) disease (CVD) in Latina adults. These risk factors may be reduced or eliminated through prevention efforts that focus on hea...

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News  45 results

US Patients With Breast Cancer Report Care Delays Amid COVID-19

Aug 24th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Nearly half of all US breast cancer survivors who responded to a recent Internet-based survey reported experiencing delays in cancer care in the e...

Hospitals Turn to Online Matchmakers to Swap Supplies

May 17th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center. Facing shortages of protective equipment, two New England hospital systems tried the latest twist in internet matchmaking: online swap meets. As ...

Many US Households Have Inadequate Disaster Preparedness Plans

Apr 29th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) - Less than half of U.S. households have an "action plan" to meet up and communicate in the event of a disaster, and preparedness varies based on socioeconomic characteristics, a new study suggests. The cross-sectional study looke...

It takes a missile to focus your mind
Brett M. Coldiron, MD

Feb 12th, 2018 - I was one of about 600 dermatologists sitting in a lecture hall during a meeting in Maui when our muted smartphones suddenly started howling in unison. A text message popped up stating, “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII.

Hurricane Irma Poses Huge Test for Florida Hospitals

Sep 8th, 2017 - Rick Murray is trying to stay positive about the fate of Florida hospitals as Hurricane Irma roars toward an anticipated landfall in Southern Florida this weekend. "Florida hospitals have hurricanes down pretty well," said Murray, director of emer...

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