July 2013

Initiating the Emergency Operations Plan

Initiating ratified emergency operations plan is very crucial upon notifications of a disaster situation to a health care facility. Such protocols will vary between each medical institution depending on the perceived and actual risks of the community experiencing an emergency disaster event. Generally, the notification to the facility will come from outside sources unless the …

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Prevent Allergic Reaction This Springtime

Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening emergency that can lead to death if not treated immediately. Learn how to identify signs of anaphylactic reactions and how to provide first aid for anaphylaxis. This spring, as beautiful flowers start to blossom, individuals with asthma and allergy are again concerned about possible recurrence of their symptoms. Although most people …

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