Hospital Ships Adrift? Part 1: A Systematic Literature Review Characterizing US Navy Hospital Ship Humanitarian and Disaster Response, 2004-2012

@article{Licina2013HospitalSA,
  title={Hospital Ships Adrift? Part 1: A Systematic Literature Review Characterizing US Navy Hospital Ship Humanitarian and Disaster Response, 2004-2012},
  author={Derek Joseph Licina},
  journal={Prehospital and Disaster Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={28},
  pages={230 - 238}
}
  • D. Licina
  • Published 15 February 2013
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Prehospital and Disaster Medicine
Abstract Background United States foreign policy is tied extensively to health initiatives, many related to the use of military assets. Despite substantial resource investment by the US Department of Defense (DoD) in hospital ship humanitarian assistance and disaster response missions, the impact of this investment is unclear. Methods A systematic literature review of both peer-reviewed and grey literature using eight databases representing the international community and multiple sectors was… 

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