In this podcast, Dr. Alejandro Báez shares his experiences and lessons learned as the COVID Czar in the Dominican Republic during the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as insights from his new role as the Director for Public Health Diplomacy.
The June issue (Volume 36, Issue 3) of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine (PDM) is now available on Cambridge Core. This issue features several Open Access (OA) Covid-related articles including an overview of how Michigan Medicine planned an alternate care site for low-acuity Covid patients, how health care systems and hospitals have become “soft targets” for terrorist attacks during the pandemic, and a look at how Covid-19 changed the injury patterns for hospitalized patients in Israel.
Also included in the June issue are articles on counter-terrorism medicine (CTM) in Australia and China, the use of medical supplies at the Roskilde Festival (Denmark) in 2016, health care needs after Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, and much more! If you haven’t done so, please check out the PDM podcast series featuring discussions with authors of articles appearing in the journal – 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 36:3. 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.