Tag: BSN Notes: Disaster and Emergency

Thermal and frozen emergencies

Thermal emergenciesHeat Stroke·        It can develop in people who have been exposed to high heat and humidity for too long ...

Triage

TRIAGETriage is a process of prioritizing patients based on severity of their condition so as to treat as many as ...

Legal issues and Agencies in Disaster

Legal issues1. Federal legislation      2. Restrains3. Consent to treatment   4. Mandatory responding5. Evidence collection & preservation1.     Federal legislation:·        Past federal ...

Disasters: Impact and Phases of Emotional Reaction

Disasters: Impact1. Mortality & Morbidity·         Disasters cause deaths, injuries, and illnesses·         Disasters may overwhelm medical resources and health services2. Health ...

Triage in Disasters

TRIAGETRIAGE- DEFINITIONTriage is a process of prioritizing patients based on severity of their condition to treat as many as possible ...

DISASTER NURSING: ROLE OF NURSE

ROLE OF NURSE·         Search and Rescue of disaster victims ·         Triage·         On-site/ initial stabilization·         Transportation of victims ·         Definitive management ...

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