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Planning and Preparing for a Hospital Evacuation

By Augustus Douw August 19, 2017 Deciding whether or not and when to evacuate a hospital during an emergency situation can be a daunting one, as can the decision of when it is safe to return after the event.  Also, evacuating a hospital is a complex job with so manyRead More

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Disaster Risk Management: Mass Casualty Management Preparedness

Disasters from natural, technological, military and societal hazards lead to large numbers of fatal and non-fatal casualties. The preparedness of a responsive healthcare facility for disasters begins to immediately determine the weight of the ensuing statistics, outcomes and ultimate impact of the disasters on the individual, the health worker andRead More

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