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Disaster Care: National Disaster Medical System

Murray, John S. PhD, RN, CPNP, CS, FAAN

AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000411181.86094.2b
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Abstract

Providing disaster care of national significance.

In Brief

Nurses' education, clinical expertise, and strong leadership skills make them natural choices for operational positions on Disaster Medical Assistance Teams.

Author Information

John S. Murray is a nurse scientist at Children's Hospital Boston. He is also a former member of a pediatric DMAT. Contact author: john.murray@childrens.harvard.edu. The author has disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.