Dr. Derrick Tin, Senior Fellow Disaster and Counter-Terrorism Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, appears on the podcast series to give an overview of a series of counter-terrorism papers currently being published in PDM, the first two focusing on Australia and China. Also discussed are the needs for the subspecialty of counterterrorism medicine within disaster medicine and what future threats might look like.
The April issue (Volume 36, Issue 2) of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine (PDM) is now available on Cambridge Core. This issue features several Open Access (OA) Covid-related articles including a look at the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibodies among municipal first responders, the impact of hurricanes Eta and Iota in Honduras during the pandemic, and on-boat resuscitation by lifeguards in the Covid era.
Also included in the April issue are articles examining a community-based first responder network in rural Thailand; a five-part series on mass-gathering medical case reporting; the flooding of hemodialysis clinics after Hurricane Harvey, and much more! Be sure to check out the PDM podcast series featuring interviews with authors of recent articles – https://soundcloud.com/wadem-pdm.
WADEM members have unlimited access to every issue of PDM through Cambridge Core. Click on the “Latest Issue” tab to view 36:2. Check back often on FirstView for the most recent content regarding out-of-hospital and in-hospital emergency medical care, disaster medicine, and emergency public health and safety.
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