Civilian-military health services contingency program for mass casualty situation and wartime in Israel

J. Shemer, O. Heller, Y. L. Danon

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Abstract

The Israeli civilian-military health services contingency program for mass and wartime casualties has more than four decades of experience. The contingency program includes key civilian and military organizations that are involved in the planning, policy making and delivery of health care and support services to the wounded. During the Persian Gulf war the unified civilian and military command the supreme hospitalization authority implemented a national hospital and emergency medical services preparedness system designed to treat the victims of chemical warfare attacks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)613-615
Number of pages3
JournalIsrael Journal of Medical Sciences
Volume27
Issue number11-12
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Civilian-military
  • Health services
  • Mass casualty
  • Persian gulf war

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