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Disaster Care: National Disaster Medical System

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

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: February 2012 - Volume 112 - Issue 2 - p 58–63
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000411181.86094.2b
Feature Articles

Providing disaster care of national significance.

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

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.