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  •  this is a good resource (1+ / 0-)
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    splashy

    and perhaps something better will be placed here.

    Promising Practices (Out-of-hospital care)

    Strategies of patient care when the traditional system is overwhelmed, including use of alternate site

    "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." - Groucho Marx

    by Greg Dworkin on Sun Oct 07, 2007 at 08:15:31 AM PDT

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    •  People with flu only need hospital for vents (0+ / 0-)

      So "out of hospital" care is not really an issue.

      The entire problem is centered around two issues.

      1. The life/death issue of not enough vents for a real epidemic. That is what will be killing people.
      1. The infrastructure issue of not enough key service people in power, water, food prod/distribution to keep people supplied.

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