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  • Disaster and Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review. [Review]
    Iran J Public Health. 2022 Sep; 51(9):1936-1949.HabibiSaravi R, Baghbanian SM, … Ghasemihamedani F
  • CONCLUSIONS: Despite the importance of planning in response to disasters to address specific problems of MS patients, there is a lack of proper planning. This is very important and there is an urgent need to develop appropriate planning protocols for addressing the special conditions of MS patients in response to disasters.
  • JRODOS customization for Pakistan and assessment of the consequences of a hypothetical nuclear accident. [Journal Article]
    J Radiol Prot. 2023 Feb 02 [Online ahead of print]Hussain M, Mehboob K, … Shaheen S
  • Since the Chernobyl disaster in 1986, decision support systems and modelling tools are utilized in response to nuclear and radiological emergencies. The Java-based Real-time On-line Decision Support System (JRODOS) is a decision support tool that can be utilised in response to an emergency in managing off-site radiological consequences. This article documents the customization and use of JRODOS f…
  • Identifying the Preparedness Components for Sexual Violence in Natural Disasters: A Systematic Review. [Review]
    Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2022; 36:158.Adibi Larijani H, Moslehi S, Dowlati M
  • Background: The probability of sexual violence in areas affected by natural disasters may increase. An increase in the rate of unwanted pregnancies and subsequent intentional abortions, physical and mental injuries, and death can be the consequences of sexual violence. One of the characteristics of natural disasters is their unpredictability and ambiguity. Since decisions must be made quickly dur…
  • Hospital architecture in times of crisis. [Journal Article]
    Int Rev Psychiatry. 2023 Jan 27 [Online ahead of print]Jovanović N
  • In times of crisis, such as public health emergency, military conflict or natural disaster, health systems face immense pressures. Large-scale crises continue to appear at irregular intervals and healthcare facilities should be prepared to react quickly and flexibly to the increased need for treatment and care. This paper aims to outline key concepts related to healthcare architecture during a ma…
  • European Burns Association guidelines for the management of burn mass casualty incidents within a European response plan. [Journal Article]
    Burns. 2022 Dec 26 [Online ahead of print]Leclerc T, Sjöberg F, … Almeland SK
  • CONCLUSIONS: The resulting 46 recommendations address four fields. Field 1 underlines the need for national preparedness plans and the necessary core items within such plans, including coordination and integration with an international response. Field 2 describes Burn Assessment Teams' roles, composition, training requirements, and reporting goals. Field 3 addresses the goals of specialized in-hospital triage, appropriate severity criteria, and their effects on priorities and triage. Finally, field 4 covers medical evacuations, including their timing and organization, the composition of evacuation teams and their assets, preparation, and the principles of en route care.
  • Limitations of COVID-19 testing and case data for evidence-informed health policy and practice. [Review]
    Health Res Policy Syst. 2023 Jan 25; 21(1):11.Alvarez E, Bielska IA, … Bouzanis K
  • CONCLUSIONS: This paper presents and describes steps in the testing and reporting process, with examples from a number of countries of barriers encountered in each step, all of which create an undercount of COVID-19 cases. This work raises factors to consider in COVID-19 data and provides recommendations to inform the current situation with COVID-19 as well as issues to be aware of in future pandemics.
  • Complex disaster response framework to reduce urban disaster vulnerability. [Journal Article]
    Sci Prog. 2023 Jan-Mar; 106(1):368504231152770.Choe T, Kim J, … Kim M
  • Cities are vulnerable to a range of disasters that can occur simultaneously due to their complexity. Therefore, an effective disaster response plan is needed to reduce the disaster vulnerability of cities. In particular, evacuation route management is important for reducing the losses from a disaster. Efficient disaster response can be realized by searching for suitable evacuation routes and effe…
  • Co-pyrolysis technology for enhancing the functionality of sewage sludge biochar and immobilizing heavy metals. [Review]
    Chemosphere. 2023 Mar; 317:137929.Fan Z, Zhou X, … Chen X
  • Sewage sludge (SS) is a frequent and challenging issue for countries with big populations, due to its massive output, significant hazard potential, and challenging resource utilization. Pyrolysis can simultaneously realize the reduction, harmlessness and recycling of SS. Co-pyrolysis offers a wide range of potential in terms of increasing product quality and immobilizing heavy metals (HMs), thank…
  • Disaster Preparedness in Dermatology Residency Programs. [Journal Article]
    Cutis. 2022 Nov; 110(5):249-251.Beltrami EJ, Jain NP, Whitaker-Worth D
  • Dermatology residency programs must be prepared to address the unpredictable but seemingly inevitable impacts of natural (eg, hurricanes) and manmade (eg, threats of violence) disasters as well as widespread infectious disease (eg, the COVID-19 pandemic). However, there is a paucity of literature regarding how residency programs should prepare for and respond to these types of disasters. From the…
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