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Research & Reviews  464 results

Terrorist Attacks Against Performing Arts Venues: Global Trends and Characteristics Spa...
Prehospital and Disaster Medicine; Liang SY, Tian L et. al.

Aug 10th, 2022 - In fostering community and culture through entertainment in shared spaces, performing arts venues have also become targets of terrorism. A greater understanding of these attacks is needed to assess the risk posed to different types of venues, to i...

Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness; Zeitz K, Kay R et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - The COVID-19 pandemic has seen health systems adapt and change in response to local and international experiences. This paper describes the experiences and learnings by the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) in managing a campaign style...

Short-term psychological outcomes of Australia's 2019/20 bushfire season.
Psychological Trauma : Theory, Research, Practice and Pol... Mellish S, Ryan JC et. al.

Aug 5th, 2022 - We investigated how Australian community members (N = 318) indirectly and/or directly exposed to Australia's 2019/20 bushfire season differed in terms of psychological distress, posttraumatic growth, coping, physical health, and COVID-19 anxiety. ...

Sociodemographic predictors of depression in U.S. rural communities during COVID-19: Im...
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness; Cannon CEB, Ferreira R et. al.

Aug 4th, 2022 - The objective of this research is to identify sociodemographic predictors of depression for a rural population in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to enhance mental health disaster preparedness. This study uses t-tests to differenti...

Earthquake Response for Students with Different Severe Degrees of Disabilities: An Inve...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Chen YF, Ma KC et. al.

Jul 28th, 2022 - Taipei has been ranked as the most vulnerable city to a wider combination of risks. Although the Special Education Law addresses the consideration of disaster preparedness for students with disabilities enrolling in Special Education Schools, more...

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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  5 results

In Nursing Students, The Effect of Disaster Nursing Training Program on General Disaster Preparedness Belief State, Disaster Response Self-Efficiency and Psychological Resilience

May 5th, 2021 - In order to respond correctly to disasters, medical teams must have the necessary training and sufficient equipment. However, in many countries, disaster nursing education is not adequately included in nursing curricula (Kalanlar and Kublai, 2015)...

Brain Connections and Blood Pressure

Dec 19th, 2020 - The purpose of this pilot randomized controlled study is to adapt a previously tested intervention to improve resting state network and blood pressure in 36 (n=12 intervention; n=12 attention control; n = 12 control) Black and African American old...

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...

Disaster Preparedness Among Families Caring for Children With Diabetes

Jul 20th, 2016 - This is a cross-sectional study. The subjects are the parent/parents/legal guardian, who will be coming to the clinic for their routine appointment for diabetes management. During the time in which the subject is waiting for the doctor or after th...

VHA Clinicians and Bioterror Events: Interactive Web-based Learning

Apr 7th, 2015 - Background: Because of VA's long history in disaster preparedness, and the crucial role VA providers will play, the VA medical system has the potential to make an enormous difference in outcomes following a bioterror attack or infectious outbreak....

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News  63 results

What COVID-19 taught us: The challenge of maintaining contingency level care to proactively forestall crisis care
Kelly M. Griffin, MD, Jeffrey R. Dichter, MD, FCCP

Apr 12th, 2022 - In 2014, the Task Force for Mass Critical Care (TFMCC) published a CHEST consensus statement on disaster preparedness principles in caring for the critically ill during disasters and pandemics (Christian et al. CHEST.

'So Frustrating': Grave Missteps Seen in US Virus Response

Oct 30th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. NEW YORK (AP) — A president who downplayed the coronavirus threat, scorned masks and undercut scientists at every turn. Governors who resisted or ...

'We Don't Need a Separate Textbook': What We Heard This Week

Sep 25th, 2020 - "We need to get to the point where we don't need a separate textbook for dermatology in Blacks." -- Chesahna Kindred, MD, of the Kindred Hair & Skin Center in Columbia, Maryland, on racial disparities in dermatology training. "I think it's better ...

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...

Put Politics Aside, Not Your Masks

Jun 25th, 2020 - MedPage Today's Greg Laub interviewed Irwin Redlener, MD, director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University in New York City for his thoughts on wearing masks to reduce transmission of COVID-19. Following is a transc...

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