Why medical students should be trained in disaster management: our experience of the Kashmir earthquake

PLoS Med. 2006 Sep;3(9):e382. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0030382.

Abstract

Two medical students say that they were unprepared for the task of treating casualties of the Kashmir earthquake, since they had not had any training in disaster management.

MeSH terms

  • Disaster Planning*
  • Disasters*
  • Education, Medical, Undergraduate / standards*
  • Emergency Medical Services*
  • Humans
  • Pakistan
  • Relief Work
  • Rescue Work