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Development of a triage protocol for critical care during an influenza pandemic
This protocol is intended to provide guidance for making triage decisions during the initial days to weeks of an influenza pandemic if the critical care system becomes overwhelmed.
Prevalence of mental disorders among children exposed to war: a systematic review of 7,920 children
- V. Attanayake, R. McKay, M. Joffres, Sonal Singh, F. Burkle, E. Mills
- Psychology, MedicineMedicine, conflict, and survival
- 1 January 2009
A systematic review of existing literature suggests a higher prevalence rate of mental disorders among children exposed to conflict than among the general population.
The Effectiveness of Psychological First Aid as a Disaster Intervention Tool: Research Analysis of Peer-Reviewed Literature From 1990-2010
- J. Fox, F. Burkle, J. Bass, F. Pia, Jonathan L. Epstein, D. Markenson
- Medicine, PsychologyDisaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness
- 1 October 2012
It was determined that adequate scientific evidence for psychological first aid is lacking but widely supported by expert opinion and rational conjecture and best fits the category of “evidence informed” but without proof of effectiveness.
A Consensus-based Educational Framework and Competency Set for the Discipline of Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness
- I. Subbarao, J. Lyznicki, J. James
- MedicineDisaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness
- 1 March 2008
An expert working group (EWG) developed a new educational framework for disaster medicine and public health preparedness based on consensus identification of 7 core learning domains, 19 core competencies, and 73 specific competencies targeted at 3 broad health personnel categories.
Revisiting Blood Transfusion Preparedness: Experience from the Bam Earthquake Response
- H. Abolghasemi, M. Radfar, M. Tabatabaee, Nasim S Hosseini-Divkolayee, F. Burkle
- MedicinePrehospital and Disaster Medicine
- 1 October 2008
The Bam experience revealed crucial missteps in theDevelopment of a post-event strategy for blood product management, and led to the development of a detailed disaster preparedness and response plan that addresses issues of donation, distribution, communication, transportation, and coordination.
Current Response and Management Decisions of the European Union to the COVID-19 Outbreak: A Review
- K. Goniewicz, A. Khorram-Manesh, A. Hertelendy, M. Goniewicz, Katarzyna Naylor, F. Burkle
- 1 May 2020
COVID-19 has proven to be a formidable challenge for many countries in the European Union to manage effectively. The European Union has implemented numerous strategies to face emerging issues. Member…
Lessons learnt and future expectations of complex emergencies
- F. Burkle
- Political ScienceBMJ
- 14 August 1999
Zwi says that recent conflicts such as those in northern Iraq, Somalia, Rwanda, Angola, the former Yugoslavia, and the province of Kosovo should be interpreted as complex political disasters where the capacity to sustain livelihood and life is threatened primarily by political factors.
Iraq War mortality estimates: A systematic review
The mortality burden of the war and its sequelae on Iraq is large and there is a pressing need to promote sound epidemiologic approaches to determining mortality estimates and to establish guidelines for policy-makers, the media and the public on how to interpret these estimates.
Applications of telemedicine and telecommunications to disaster medicine: historical and future perspectives.
Emergency care providers must begin to plan effectively to utilize disaster-specific telemedicine applications to improve future outcomes, based on lessons learned from a decade of civilian and military disaster (wide-area) telemedICine deployments.
The New Normal: Twelve Months of Resiliency and Recovery in Christchurch
A number of factors have led to the development of the newnormal state for the Christchurch earthquake survivors, and the new normal serves as an uncomfortable but realistic guideline by which further resiliency can be measured.