Disaster preparedness: Special care needed for children
By Nicole Nascenzi
Tulsa World (Oklahoma)
Copyright 2006 The Tulsa World
The needs of youngsters in times of trouble aren't the same as for adults, a local doctor says. A Tulsa doctor is working to ensure that children are not overlooked during emergencies.
Dr. Mark A. Brandenburg, associate professor in the division of emergency medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Tulsa, is organizing a Pediatric Injury Response Team to help medical and public health professionals prepare for the needs of children during a disaster.