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Justification for a Nuclear Global Health Workforce: multidisciplinary analysis of risk, survivability

Overview of attention for article published in Conflict and Health, August 2017
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#2 of 551)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)

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Title
Justification for a Nuclear Global Health Workforce: multidisciplinary analysis of risk, survivability & preparedness, with emphasis on the triage management of thermal burns
Published in
Conflict and Health, August 2017
DOI 10.1186/s13031-017-0116-y
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Authors

Frederick M. Burkle, Tom Potokar, James E. Gosney, Cham Dallas

Abstract

Major challenges and crises in global health will not be solved by health alone; requiring rather a multidisciplinary, evidence-based analytical approach to prevention, preparedness and response. One such potential crisis is the continued spread of nuclear weapons to more nations concurrent with the increased volatility of international relations that has significantly escalated the risk of a major nuclear weapon exchange. This study argues for the development of a multidisciplinary global health response agenda based on the reality of the current political analysis of nuclear risk, research evidence suggesting higher-than-expected survivability risk, and the potential for improved health outcomes based on medical advances. To date, the medical consequences of such an exchange are not credibly addressed by any nation at this time, despite recent advances. While no one country could mount such a response, an international body of responders organized in the same fashion as the current World Health Organization's global health workforce initiative for large-scale natural and public health emergencies could enlist and train for just such an emergency. A Nuclear Global Health Workforce is described for addressing the unprecedented medical and public health needs to be expected in the event of a nuclear conflict or catastrophic accident. The example of addressing mass casualty nuclear thermal burns outlines the potential triage and clinical response management of survivors enabled by this global approach.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 34 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 5 15%
Student > Bachelor 3 9%
Researcher 3 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 6%
Other 5 15%
Unknown 13 38%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 8 24%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 9%
Engineering 3 9%
Business, Management and Accounting 2 6%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1 3%
Other 3 9%
Unknown 14 41%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 246. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 04 August 2022.
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#113,081
of 21,784,478 outputs
Outputs from Conflict and Health
#2
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#2,925
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