Researchers have paid relatively little attention to hygiene issues in emergency care, as most studies have focused on bioterrorism and disaster preparedness, rather than on basic infection control, say the researchers.
This document describes the major considerations healthcare facility emergency planners must account for when determining patient surge management solutions for longer-duration events, such as weeks to months of managing seasonal illness surge.
The convenience and cost effectiveness of self-directed learning continues to propel online learning initiatives in emergency medical services (EMS).
The expert panel was created to develop recommendations for antidote stocking.
The NASEMSO 2017 Fall Meeting addresses current issues and trends in emergency medical services systems.
The Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine 2017 is a meeting of global experts to exchange knowledge and best practices on disaster health and preparedness, emergency medicine, and pre-hospital care.
This US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) blog covers: Exercises & Trainings, Hospital Preparedness, Innovations, Medical Countermeasures, Observances, Public Health Preparedness, and Response & Recovery.
This report describes what the US health care delivery system has to do to prepare for and respond to emergencies.
This resource provides a guide to online disaster medicine and public health literature and related information.
The Project Bioshield Act grants the Secretary of Health and Human Services the authority to declare an emergency justifying an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for an unapproved drug, device, or biological product, or for an unapproved use of an approved drug, device, or biological product.