TITLE

Eastern Ontario braces for poststorm stress

AUTHOR(S)
Guly, Christopher
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;02/24/98, Vol. 158 Issue 4, p524
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how Winchester District Memorial Hospital, Ontario, handled the January, 1998 ice storm which crippled most of Eastern Canada. Views of hospital executive Joseline Sikorski; Details about hospital; How crisis could have been worse; Incidence of post-traumatic stress syndrome; Common storm-related injuries; Hospital staff supporting each other; Hospital's emergency strategy.
ACCESSION #
282566

 

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