- Three phases of disaster relief in Haiti--pediatric surgical care on board the United States Naval Ship ComfortRyan M Walk
Department of Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
J Pediatr Surg 46:1978-84. 2011..Within 24 hours, the United States Naval Ship Comfort received orders to respond, and a group of more than 500 physicians, nurses, and staff undertook the largest and most rapid triage and treatment since the inception of hospital ships...
- Continuing promise 2009--assessment of a recent pediatric surgical humanitarian missionRyan M Walk
Department of Surgery, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 20817, USA
J Pediatr Surg 47:652-7. 2012..This abstract presents humanitarian assistance mission and highlights the importance of preparation, host nation involvement, and understanding the local politics of each country...