(A48) Guidelines for Reports on Health Crises and Critical Health Events - A Tool for the Development of Disaster Medicine Research

P. Kulling, M. Birnbaum, V. Murray, G. Rockenschaub
2011 Prehospital and Disaster Medicine  
Prehospital and Disaster Medicine Vol. 26, Supplement 1 in developing countries such as Papua New Guinea, Fiji, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and Indonesia where nurses receive little post basic education, have limited opportunities to review the evidence for practice in disaster and emergency nursing, yet are regularly required to support the multidisciplinary disaster health team without essential support from the nursing research community. The network is essentially web-based and consists
more » ... a translational research approach via a network grid of researchers in response to a disaster event. Researchers from neighboring countries not clinically involved in the event respond by discovering and accessing data, analysing and reporting through a portal that enables timely reporting for discussion, publication, e-learning and dissemination of contemporary disaster nursing practices. This paper will report on the development of the network and its nexus with the WADEM Nursing Research Committee. Prehosp Disaster Med 2011;26(Suppl. 1):s15-s16
doi:10.1017/s1049023x11000653 fatcat:ubjlge2r3rei7b6ujpor56sxrm