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In the Spotlight
2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, known by the scientific community as the
Sumatra-Andaman earthquake, was an undersea earthquake that occurred
at 00:58:53 UTC (07:58:53 local time) on December 26, 2004. According
to Wikipedia, the tsunami generated by the earthquake killed
275,000 people, making it one of the deadliest disasters in modern
a 2005 Medical Corps training program at Ohio State
University Extension, a video presentation focused on three young
people from the United States who were working at orphanages in
Indonesia, when the tsunami hit. With no medical experience or
training, they gathered medical supplies, obtained permission to enter
the impacted region and found themselves in charge of hospital clinics
with the full range of medical challenges. - When there is No Doctor:
The next level for standard first aid.
Operational Medicine is the
healthcare provided in unconventional settings where important
resources may be significantly restricted. These resources could
include limited supplies, expertise, time, location, or climate
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other medical personnel and students preparing for these professions.
(Medical Self Care)
the most widely used health care manual in developing countries today,
provides vital, easily understood information on how to diagnose,
treat, and prevent common diseases. Considered useful both as a text
village health care and as a travel medicine guide.
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Medicine: From the field
Medicine (Veterinary Self Care)
- Textbooks and Manuals: Classic textbooks of
operational medicine and manuals produced by the U.S. military and
other authoritative sources.
Training for hands-on providers of care in isolated settings.
PowerPoint®, illustrating important OPMED issues.
- Distance Learning: Web training in operational
medical and nursing subjects.
Get the training you need.
- Operational Safety: Protect yourself and your
patients in operational settings.
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information to developing countries, helping to make medical knowledge
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