Putting the pieces in place: Disaster medicine: Part 2

Berliner, Neil
December 2006
Pharmaceutical Representative;Dec2006, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p32
The article presents the second part of a series on disaster medicine. The author emphasizes the importance for treatment providers to have good triage skills to prevent unnecessary deaths during emergency. Moreover, he explains that some treatment of disaster workers is preventive. Taken as an example is the Hurricane Katrina in the U.S. where the pharmaceutical industry and treatment providers have extended their services and resources.


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