Palliative Care in Disasters
Matzo, M., Powell, T., Surbeck, J., and Erickson-Hurt, C. (2012). Palliative Care in Disasters.
This presentation was given at the Integrated Medical, Public Health, and Response Training Summit. The speakers: shared an overview of palliative care; explained how it fits into Crisis Standards of Care research (and highlighted related ethical considerations during disasters); described a model of palliative care and how it was used in an exercise; and discussed firsthand experience in providing palliative care after disasters struck Haiti and Indonesia.