Worldwide disaster medical response: An historical perspective

@article{Dara2005WorldwideDM,
  title={Worldwide disaster medical response: An historical perspective},
  author={Saqib I. Dara and Rendell W. Ashton and Joseph Christopher Farmer and Paul K. Carlton},
  journal={Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={33},
  pages={S2-S6}
}
Objective:Disaster medicine and disaster medical response is a complex and evolving field that has existed for millennia. The objective of this article is to provide a brief review of significant milestones in the history of disaster medicine with emphasis on applicability to present and future structures for disaster medical response. Results:Disaster medical response is an historically necessary function in any society. These range from response to natural disasters, to the ravages of warfare… Expand
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