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QD: News Every Day--Haiti's impact

The facilities for Doctors Without Borders have been leveled, so they're inflating field units to help disaster relief efforts. ... Learn more about this method of disaster response from ACP Hospitalist.
February 2021

Internists healing tsunami's aftereffects

This disaster was mainly a tsunami disaster,” she said. “So there were really few injured people. ... Perhaps, though, the disaster will help encourage some longer-term change, he wrote.
September 2011

Hospital of horror

The Kolkata fire tragedy was compounded by inept administration, security, and rescue response.
February 2021

Are you ready to play God?

Are you ready to play God? Disaster planning has been a hot topic in medicine lately (see here and here for our coverage), but a group of physicians known as the ... But it's interesting how far their choices stray from traditional disaster response
February 2021

QD: News Every Day--Disaster planning sparse in U.S. facilities

And only half of respondents indicated that they had any sort of disaster plan in place for their practice, their home or any other health care facility. ... In response to ACP Internist's latest poll, nearly one in four people responded they had a
February 2021

Unscrambling our eggs

The best treatment of any disease is its prevention. The best response to any crisis is its aversion.
February 2021

The awesome human factor

Recently I watched the movie Sully. It was the first time I'd ever watched a movie on its actual release date. Knowing what a legendary acto...
February 2021

Medical tourism--some ideas, and maybe what not to do

Provision of medical care in disaster settings is also a good idea, since its scope is usually time limited, supporting an overwhelmed medical system at a vulnerable time.
February 2021

QD: News Every Day--logistics stymie getting medical care into Haiti

QD: News Every Day--logistics stymie getting medical care into Haiti. ACP Internist's wrap-up of current events continues to follow the internal medicine community's response to the Haitian ... The group's deputy operations manager describes his group's
February 2021

QD: News Every Day--Most states aren't prepared for nuclear disasters

A survey of state health departments found substantial gaps in preparedness for a major radiation emergency, according to a report posted online by Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. ... power plants, the majority of states had a written
February 2021

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