disaster medical assistance team


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disaster medical assistance team

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DMAT

A group of specially trained and readily mobilized medical and rescue workers available to respond to a mass casualty incident on short notice. Team members include physicians, nurses, paramedics, firefighters, and other support personnel.
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The disaster medical assistance teams (DMATs) make up one component of the NDMS.
CHART) Worcester-based National Disaster Medical Assistance Team
Today, members of HHS's Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) and its International Medical Surgical Response Team will see patients at a few locations, including the GHESKIO clinic in Port-au-Prince and the Haitian Coast Guard base in Killick, Haiti.
RUTLAND - Rutland paramedic Douglas Sherman is back home after a 12-day medical relief trip to Haiti as part of the Massachusetts-2 Disaster Medical Assistance Team.
Smith, commander of the Disaster Medical Assistance Team based at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.
A second team including UMass Memorial doctors and nurses, members of the Disaster Medical Assistance Team, is now in Port-au-Prince.
Disaster Medical Assistance Team MA-1, based in Boston, is among the teams from around the country that deployed last month in response to severe storms and flooding in North Dakota.
In the second and third graph all references to Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) should be removed or replaced with National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) National Medical Response Teams/WMD (NMRT)
com), as part of its Hurricane Wilma recovery efforts, today announced that it has invited the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to set up a Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) on the hospital's main campus at 745 Meadows Road.
I find Skyscape products extremely useful in my role as a DMAT Unit Commander," states Churton Budd, RN, EMT-P, Unit Commander of The Toledo Area Disaster Medical Assistance Team.
To ensure that emergency responders have access to wireless communications, Cingular has provided more than 500 phones/free airtime to emergency agencies throughout the state including the Red Cross, the Disaster Medical Assistance Team, Fire Departments, Corps of Engineers and Emergency Management personnel.
Catholic Healthcare West (CHW), the official health care provider for the San Francisco Giants, is sponsoring training sessions for the Bay Area's Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) each day the Giants play the World Series at home.

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