An analysis of Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) deployments in the United States.

@article{Mace2007AnAO,
  title={An analysis of Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) deployments in the United States.},
  author={Sharon Elizabeth Mace and Jaszmine T Jones and Andrew I Bern},
  journal={Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors},
  year={2007},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={30-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and types of disasters on which Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMAT) teams have been deployed. METHODS This descriptive study used the websites of the 42 DMAT teams in the United States with information confirmed by NDMS websites for a historical analysis of DMAT team deployment. All 42 DMAT teams were included in the analysis from 1985 through 2002. One DMAT team did not have a website, so they were contacted by phone. RESULTS From 1985 through… CONTINUE READING
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