Tag Archive for ‘emergency medicine’
Lessons learned from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma underscore the importance of preparedness to provide adequate patient care in the wake of a natural disaster event.
Surgeons’ efforts to respond to Hurricanes Maria and Irma in Puerto Rico are described.
To mark the second anniversary of the storm, this article recounts the events that took place at Bellevue and Metropolitan hospitals and describes their collaborative efforts to safely evacuate, transfer, and provide care to patients.
This article describes the need for uniform license recognition and liability protection laws for volunteer health professionals, provides an update on Uniform Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners Act, and discusses the Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act.
My son and I were recently involved in a motor vehicle crash. The car in which we were riding was a total loss. As a pediatric surgeon and an instructor in the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Advanced Trauma Life Support® program for more than 20 years, I was able to quickly assess that neither […]