Emergency and Disaster Preparedness for Chronically Ill Patients A Review of Recommendations
Tomio, J. and Sato, H. (2014). Emergency and Disaster Preparedness for Chronically Ill Patients: A Review of Recommendations. Open Access Emergency Medicine. 6: 69–79.
The authors of this study reviewed reports from recent disasters in developed countries and summarized the recommendations, based on lessons learned, for disaster preparedness of chronically ill patients. These recommendations also provide practical and essential steps to prevent treatment interruption during and after a disaster.