Mind in emergency: Needs, criteria, priorities and methods

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answers. Two main questions are: how does the mind work inemergency conditions? What care must medical assistance have toinvolve the mind effectively in an emergency situation?To answer the first question, we need to investigate someaspects in more detail. First of all: what do we mean by mind? Andthen: how do we define an emergencycondition?The second question is related to behaviors and procedures tobe used in the field. To find and use effective and successfulmethodologies for rescue actions, we need again to be more spe-cific. First of all: what does the mind need in emergency conditionsto function well? And then: what mind are we talking about? Theminds of victims, rescuers, witnesses, survivors or relatives of thevictims? If we consider all these minds as variables that intervenein the context of disaster management, we will have to ask our-selves: do they have different needs? How do they interact witheach other? Only at this point, will we be able to decide which cri-teria to adopt in making clinical and operative choices, which pri-orities to establish and how to integrate the various interventionsinto successive phases.1All these question
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)134-135
Numero di pagine2
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2019


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