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Research & Reviews  410 results

The Beirut Port Explosion Injuries and Lessons Learned: Results of the Beirut Blast Ass...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000005322
Annals of Surgery; Gebran A, Abou Khalil E et. al.

Dec 31st, 2021 - This multicenter study aims to describe the injury patterns, emergency management and outcomes of the blast victims, recognize the gaps in hospital disaster preparedness, and identify lessons to be learned. On August 4th, 2020, the city of Beirut,...

A strategy for disaster preparedness in obstetrics.
https://doi.org/10.5055/ajdm.2021.0403
American Journal of Disaster Medicine; Daniels K, Monga M et. al.

Dec 15th, 2021 - Many hospital units, including obstetric (OB) units, were unprepared when the novel coronavirus began sweeping through communities. National and international bodies, including the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control Prevention,...

Hospital disaster preparedness in Iranian province: A cross-sectional study using a sta...
https://doi.org/10.5055/ajdm.2021.0406
American Journal of Disaster Medicine; Beyramijam M, Khankeh H et. al.

Dec 15th, 2021 - Hospitals are the first place to refer the victims of emergencies and disasters. Hamadan province, as one of the provinces in western Iran, like other parts of this country is exposed to various emergencies and disasters. This study was conducted ...

Review of the requirements for effective mass casualty preparedness for trauma systems....
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bja.2021.10.038
British Journal of Anaesthesia; Gabbe BJ, Veitch W et. al.

Dec 6th, 2021 - Mass casualty incidents (MCIs) are diverse, unpredictable, and increasing in frequency, but preparation is possible and necessary. The nature of MCIs requires a trauma response but also requires effective and tested disaster preparedness planning....

Disaster Preparedness and Associated Factors Among Emergency Nurses in Guangdong Provin...
https://doi.org/10.1017/dmp.2021.327
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness; Wang J, Sun X et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2021 - The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of disaster preparedness and to explore associated factors among emergency nurses in Guangdong Province, China. In this descriptive, cross-sectional study, the mainland China version of the D...

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Guidelines  1 results

Definitive care for the critically ill during a disaster: a framework for optimizing cr...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7094361
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  3 results

In Nursing Students, The Effect of Disaster Nursing Training Program on General Disaster Preparedness Belief State, Disaster Response Self-Efficiency and Psychological Resilience
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04874337

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03736434

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01333241

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  56 results

Diabetes Patients Kept Control of Glucose During COVID-19
https://www.medpagetoday.com/endocrinology/diabetes/93435

Jul 6th, 2021 - Despite less clinical care during the COVID-19 pandemic, patients with diabetes held tight on their glucose control, a nationwide study suggested. In adjusted models, there was a relative 2.6% decline in the proportion of diabetes patients who had...

'So Frustrating': Grave Missteps Seen in US Virus Response
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/940062

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 ...

US Patients With Breast Cancer Report Care Delays Amid COVID-19
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/936210

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...

As Schools Weigh Reopening, Dearth of Data on COVID in Kids
https://www.medpagetoday.com/pediatrics/generalpediatrics/87711

Jul 23rd, 2020 - As school districts, teachers, parents, and clinicians weigh reopening schools for in-classroom learning next month, it's not helping that useful data about COVID-19 in children and teens is lacking in many states -- especially since case counts i...

Many US Households Have Inadequate Disaster Preparedness Plans
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/929602

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...

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