Disaster and conflict medicine

This section considers articles on emergency medicine in disaster situations, emergency medicine in conflict areas and military medicine.

  1. Correspondence

    Aerial medical evacuation of health workers with suspected Ebola virus disease in Guinea Conakry-interest of a negative pressure isolation pod-a case series

    We report 4 cases of Health Workers (HW) suspected of having contracted Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), transported from the Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in N’Zerek...

    Jean-Michel Dindart, Olivier Peyrouset, Romain Palich, Abdoul Bing, Richard Kojan, Solenne Barbe, Souley Harouna and Nikki Blackwell

    BMC Emergency Medicine 2017 17:9

    Published on: 11 March 2017

  2. Research article

    Personal and professional challenges confronted by hospital staff following hurricane sandy: a qualitative assessment of management perspectives

    Adequate hospital staffing during and after a disaster is critical to meet increased health care demands and to ensure continuity of care and patient safety. However, when a disaster occurs, staff may become b...

    Andrea M. Morris, Karen A. Ricci, Anne R. Griffin, Kevin C. Heslin and Aram Dobalian

    BMC Emergency Medicine 2016 16:18

    Published on: 5 May 2016