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ALLMedicine™ Disaster Preparedness Center

Research & Reviews  977 results

Individual Disaster Preparedness in Drought-and-Flood-Prone Villages in Northwest China...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18041649
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Guo C, Sim T et. al.

Feb 12th, 2021 - Rural communities are generally more vulnerable to natural hazards when compared to urban communities. Moreover, rural communities are diverse and unique in their place, population, agricultural production and culture, which make it challenging fo...

Validation of the Disaster Preparedness Evaluation Tool for Nurses-The Korean Version.
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18031348
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Han SJ, Chun J

Feb 5th, 2021 - (1) Background: The purpose of this study was to validate a Korean version of the disaster preparedness evaluation tool (DPET-K) for nurses and to verify its validity and reliability for use in community healthcare centers and hospitals in South K...

COVID-19 and healthcare system in China: challenges and progression for a sustainable f...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7819629
Globalization and Health; Sun S, Xie Z et. al.

Jan 22nd, 2021 - With the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, healthcare systems across the world have been pushed to the brink. The approach of traditional healthcare systems to disaster preparedness and prevention has demonstrated intrinsic problems, such as failure to d...

Disaster preparedness among nurses of developing countries: An integrative review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ienj.2020.100955
International Emergency Nursing; Songwathana P, Timalsina R

Jan 17th, 2021 - Nurse preparedness and prompt response are essential to save lives and reduce the consequences of disasters and emerging pandemics. This paper aimed to synthesize the available evidence that demonstrates the adequacy on disaster preparedness among...

A Rapid Assessment of Disaster Preparedness Needs and Resources during the COVID-19 Pan...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7825778
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Palinkas LA, Springgate BF et. al.

Jan 12th, 2021 - Background: This year has seen the emergence of two major crises, a significant increase in the frequency and severity of hurricanes and the COVID-19 pandemic. However, little is known as to how each of these two events have impacted the other. A ...

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Guidelines  7 results

American Academy of Nursing on Policy position statement: Disaster preparedness for older ad...
https://www.nursingoutlook.org/article/S0029-6554(18)30696-1/fulltext
Spurlock W

Jan 31st, 2019 - The American Academy of Nursing recognizes the significant impact of natural disasters on older adults. Unfortunately, despite decades of planning, deficiencies continue to exist in disaster preparedness for this population.

NAPNAP Position Statement on Pediatric-Focused Advanced Practice Registered Nurses’ Role in ...
https://www.jpedhc.org/article/S0891-5245(18)30506-6/fulltext
Children in Disasters Special Interest Group

Dec 31st, 2018 - The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) acknowledges the central role of pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) and their fellow pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in disaster preparedness to pro.

Hospital disaster preparedness for obstetricians and facilities providing maternity care. Co...
https://www.acog.org/Clinical-Guidance-and-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Obstetric-Practice/Hospital-Disaster-Preparedness-for-Obstetricians-and-Facilities-Providing-Maternity-Care
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Nov 30th, 2017 - Large-scale catastrophic events and infectious disease outbreaks highlight the need for disaster planning at all community levels. Features unique to the obstetric population (including antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and neonatal care) warran.

Outbreak Response and Incident Management: SHEA Guidance and Resources for Healthcare Epidem...
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/infection-control-and-hospital-epidemiology/article/outbreak-response-and-incident-management-shea-guidance-and-resources-for-healthcare-epidemiologists-in-united-states-acutecare-hospitals/8C035426B3C86E075BBB0AFFAE42F0AC/core-reader
David B. Banach

Nov 30th, 2017 - This expert guidance document was developed as a resource to provide healthcare epidemiologists working in acute-care hospitals with a high-level overview of incident management for infectious diseases outbreaks and to prepare them to work within.

Ensuring the Health of Children in Disasters.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2015-3112
Pediatrics ,

Oct 20th, 2015 - Infants, children, adolescents, and young adults have unique physical, mental, behavioral, developmental, communication, therapeutic, and social needs that must be addressed and met in all aspects of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1,035 results

Individual Disaster Preparedness in Drought-and-Flood-Prone Villages in Northwest China...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18041649
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Guo C, Sim T et. al.

Feb 12th, 2021 - Rural communities are generally more vulnerable to natural hazards when compared to urban communities. Moreover, rural communities are diverse and unique in their place, population, agricultural production and culture, which make it challenging fo...

Validation of the Disaster Preparedness Evaluation Tool for Nurses-The Korean Version.
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18031348
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Han SJ, Chun J

Feb 5th, 2021 - (1) Background: The purpose of this study was to validate a Korean version of the disaster preparedness evaluation tool (DPET-K) for nurses and to verify its validity and reliability for use in community healthcare centers and hospitals in South K...

COVID-19 and healthcare system in China: challenges and progression for a sustainable f...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7819629
Globalization and Health; Sun S, Xie Z et. al.

Jan 22nd, 2021 - With the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, healthcare systems across the world have been pushed to the brink. The approach of traditional healthcare systems to disaster preparedness and prevention has demonstrated intrinsic problems, such as failure to d...

Disaster preparedness among nurses of developing countries: An integrative review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ienj.2020.100955
International Emergency Nursing; Songwathana P, Timalsina R

Jan 17th, 2021 - Nurse preparedness and prompt response are essential to save lives and reduce the consequences of disasters and emerging pandemics. This paper aimed to synthesize the available evidence that demonstrates the adequacy on disaster preparedness among...

A Rapid Assessment of Disaster Preparedness Needs and Resources during the COVID-19 Pan...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7825778
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Palinkas LA, Springgate BF et. al.

Jan 12th, 2021 - Background: This year has seen the emergence of two major crises, a significant increase in the frequency and severity of hurricanes and the COVID-19 pandemic. However, little is known as to how each of these two events have impacted the other. A ...

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News  79 results

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

Apr 28th, 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...

ER Docs Report Drug Shortages, Lack of Disaster Prep
https://www.medpagetoday.com/emergencymedicine/emergencymedicine/73132

May 27th, 2018 - The vast majority of emergency medicine physicians face shortages of key medications, and doubt whether their organizations are "fully prepared" for a disaster, polling data showed. The poll's findings were released by the American College of Emer...

Mass Shootings Trigger Change for Emergency Medicine
https://www.medpagetoday.com/emergencymedicine/emergencymedicine/71195

Feb 15th, 2018 - In the aftermath of Wednesday's mass shooting at a Florida high school, the emergency medicine community is once again thinking about how to improve disaster preparedness as it waits for more details to be made available on how peers responded to ...

Are Older Adults Ready for a Disaster? (RAND)
https://www.medpagetoday.com/geriatrics/generalgeriatrics/70699

Jan 23rd, 2018 - As the population ages and severe weather incidents become more frequent and deadly, the question remains: are older adults living independently prepared to deal with natural disaster? According to a new study from RAND Corporation, they aren't. A...

Disaster Preparedness for Obstetricians, Maternity Hospitals
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/889046

Nov 21st, 2017 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – For catastrophic events and infectious disease outbreaks, obstetricians and facilities providing maternity care need disaster preparedness plans, according to an American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG...

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