The clinical utility of makeshift beds in disaster shelters.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Strong earthquakes have been reported to increase the incidence of diseases. One reason for these increases may be the stress from the poor living environment for evacuees in disaster shelters. To reduce stress, makeshift cardboard beds were introduced in shelters in the Ishinomaki region, one of the areas heavily damaged by the Great East Japan… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/dmp.2013.107

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