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Vol 5, No 4 (2020)
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
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Role of a field hospital in COVID-19 pandemic

Lukasz Szarpak123, Michal Pruc3, Klaudiusz Nadolny4, Jacek Smereka35, Jerzy Robert Ladny36
DOI: 10.5603/DEMJ.a2020.0046
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Disaster Emerg Med J 2020;5(4):221-223.


Affiliations

  1. Maria Sklodowska-Curie Medical Academy in Warsaw, Poland
  2. Maria Sklodowska-Curie Bialystok Oncology Centre, Bialystok, Poland
  3. Polish Society of Disaster Medicine, Warsaw, Poland
  4. Department of Emergency Medical Service, Higher School of Strategic Planning in Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland
  5. Department of Emergency Medical Service, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland
  6. Clinic of Emergency Medicine and Disaster, Medical University Bialystok, Poland

open access

Vol 5, No 4 (2020)
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Published online: 2020-12-14

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Keywords

SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, pandemic, field hospital, mobile hospital, medical treatment, organization

About this article
Title

Role of a field hospital in COVID-19 pandemic

Journal

Disaster and Emergency Medicine Journal

Issue

Vol 5, No 4 (2020)

Pages

221-223

Published online

2020-12-14

DOI

10.5603/DEMJ.a2020.0046

Bibliographic record

Disaster Emerg Med J 2020;5(4):221-223.

Keywords

SARS-CoV-2
COVID-19
pandemic
field hospital
mobile hospital
medical treatment
organization

Authors

Lukasz Szarpak
Michal Pruc
Klaudiusz Nadolny
Jacek Smereka
Jerzy Robert Ladny

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