Emergency Alert System

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  • Lenox Hill Hospital Case Study

    Emergency departments provide twenty-four hour care for life threatening, chronic and acute conditions. However, the increase utilization of emergency departments lead to overcrowding and an increase in the number of individuals that leave without being seen (LWBS) by a physician. “According to a Center for Disease Control and Prevention report on ED use in the United States in 2000, at least 1.8 million patients left emergency departments without being seen” (Johnson et al., 2009). This is a…

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  • Malpractice Case: Alterations In The Emergency Department

    reasonably prudent nurse under the same or similar circumstances. Departure from the professional standards of nursing care for the first admission to the emergency department included the following deviations: · Failure to assess Cindy Black comprehensively upon discharge · Failure to assess the patient systematically for the duration of the emergency department…

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  • The Three Theories Of Accident Cusation And Safety Problems

    System theory, as opposed to chain events theories is concern with system as a whole in analyzing the possible safety problems. While human factor theory emphasizes on human error has the main cause for occupational safety problems, system theory model consider the possibility of accident happening due to action or inaction of any of the system’s components. System, here, means a group of components that are related and work together to accomplish a particular task. The system theory model…

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  • The Effects Of The Boxing Day Tsunami

    Introduction On December 26, 2004, at approximately eight in the morning, there was a huge earthquake that struck the Indian Ocean. The magnitude of this earthquake was a 9.3 on the Richter scale. According to this scale, anything over a 9 results in “near-total destruction, waves moving through the earth visible with naked eye. The epicenter was off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. According to the California Institute of Technology, this earthquake ruptured the greatest fault length of 1500…

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  • Abortion In Chile

    allowed emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) to be sold with a prescription ", at first these were free of charge attacks from the conservative parliament in 2008 "banned public health facilities from freely distributing emergency contraceptives" (Kulczycki 212). Second in 2010 under Michelle Bachelet 's presidency, "an emergency contraception law legalized the distribution of the 'morning-after pill ' through the public heath system", and "Women above the age of fourteen can now get emergency…

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  • Public Housing In Homeland Security

    within the community, and especially within housing projects. It also was proven that communities, and household are not prepared for disasters at all. The question becomes what is homeland security doing about these issues? Should there be an emergency kit, and what does that look like? When it comes to the community how prepared are they for a disaster? Do households even know what to do during a disaster? What happens to people who live in a poverty situation like the projects, or people…

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  • What Is Resilience?

    Our world is becoming more uncertain, disasters are increasing in frequency and severity with devastated consequences for people. Natural disasters are inevitable though human activity has a gradual effect on occurrence of such disasters, but there are many elements that are beyond human control or influence. Today the entire humanity confront frequent and grew some disasters. Disaster risk is therefore is increasingly a global concern. There are many factors affecting the intensity of these…

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  • Community Risk Reduction Plan Essay

    he and the Fire Marshalls Office is committed and will assist us in code enforcement and inspection records and other administrative support. Kevin Clarey will support the team with Household Emergency Preparedness ideas. Captain Weems will supply the team with transportation and will act as the teams Emergency Medical consultant. Meeting and Special training workshops will be held at Good Shepherd Church of God In Christ on the first and third Tuesdays of the month until completed. One of…

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  • Red Zone Speech

    On Wednesday October 2nd, I attended the event Turn The Red Zone Green. A group of students came up with this campaign called the Green Light Campaign. They were hoping to create a safe space as well as stop victim blaming. The group does not agree with the saying no is no, because that means something already occurred that one of the individuals did not agree with. Instead the speaker stressed that it is important to talk about consent. The focus of the event was to educate individuals on…

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  • Emergency Safety Plan

    contact each other in case of emergency. - Write down emergency phone numbers and keep them by the phones, as well as saved in the phone - Have a fire extinguisher in a place where everyone will know where to find it o Make sure everyone knows how to use it - Know where the closest shelter is and how to get to it from multiple routes - Know what the emergency sirens sound like and what to do when they go off in your area. - Have a safe room to store all your emergency supplies and a place that…

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