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PrepTalks: Triage, ethics and operations - healthcare emergency preparedness and response

Dr. Sheri Fink’s PrepTalk “Triage, Ethics, And Operations: Healthcare Emergency Preparedness and Response,” details how hurricanes Katrina and Harvey demonstrate the value of situational awareness, the complexities of prioritizing limited resources, and the importance of ensuring systems can effectively support operational decisions. “How we allocate the resources that we have in disasters," Dr. Fink said, "How we choose who gets the resources … is going to affect the outcome."

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  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Health & Health Facilities
  • Hazards:Cyclone, Flood
  • Countries/Regions:United States of America

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/61811


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