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M.E. Rossetti


Catastrophe medicine, which originated from military and war medicine, was introduced in Switzerland by the University of Basel in the 70s it was then adopted from other Faculties and included it in the instruction program from the political authority. It is a hard and difficult subject because more agreeable together with emergency medicine in all its aspects. Emergency medicine differs from catastrophe medicine in the analysis of “ideal” measures in daily practice in front of the necessary selection or triage, difficult task even on the ethical plan. With this concept, Emergency State of Crisis developed with all of is correlated services: political authority, police, National Fire Department, civil and military health, Samaritan organization.

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Rossetti, M.E. “CATASTROPHE MEDICINE. HISTARIACAL NOTES”. Annali Italiani Di Chirurgia, vol. 72, no. 6, Nov. 2001, pp. 635-6,