Burn Specialty Teams

Rob Sheridan, David Barillo, David Herndon, Lynn Solem, William Mohr, Patrick Kadilack, Brenda Whalen, Sally Morton, Jackie Nall, Nancy Massman, Michael Buffalo, Susan Briggs

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Natural disasters have always been a threat, human-caused disasters, especially terrorist acts, are increasing in frequency. Burn centers and providers have an important contribution to make in caring for those injured in these incidents. The most effective way to make a contribution is to act in cooperation with the Federal Disaster Response, which is organized by the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. It appears that this can be most effectively accomplished through participation in the Burn Specialty Team Program, which has been developed to rapidly augment emergency medical teams with burn expertise.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)170-173
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • General Nursing
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Rehabilitation
  • General Health Professions


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