DISASTER RESPONSE IN AN EARTHQUAKE ZONE


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SummaryThe recent earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand posed several challenges to emergency service personnel charged with rescuing civilians trapped in collapsed buildings and to medical teams, who were required to treat patients in emergency departments and makeshift treatment centres. This article reports on how good disaster responses ensure that survivors can receive the care they need, quickly and efficiently.UK nurse Brian Dolan recounts how care teams responded to the destruction caused earlier this year by an earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand

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