News tagged with disaster preparedness

U.S. health systems not ready for catastrophes: report

(HealthDay) -- In many parts of the United States, the infrastructure and systems to deliver health care during or after catastrophic disasters such as major earthquakes or widespread disease outbreaks are rudimentary at ...

Mar 21, 2012
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Extremity war injuries: More research is needed

The fourth annual Extremity War Injuries Symposium was held in Washington, D.C., last January to bring together military and civilian orthopaedic surgeons, researchers, experts from governmental agencies, and others to discuss ...

Jan 04, 2010
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Personal disaster preparedness

A recent survey by Medical College of Wisconsin researchers of over 1,800 patients seen in the Froedtert Hospital Emergency Department revealed that Metro Milwaukee residents may not personally be as well prepared for disasters ...

Jan 22, 2009
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