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  •  The video illustrates how health care providers (0+ / 0-)

    are being prepared, yet if I have a criticism (and believe me, I realize this is only an excerpt of your exercise) is that it doesn't advise people to anticipate problems in accessing care. One of the important lessons I gleaned from our experiences is that health care providers are going to be stricken by the illness at a rate equal to or in excess of the rate impacting the general community, which will put an incredible strain on the healthcare system.

    "If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich." JFK - January 20, 1961

    by rontun on Sun Jun 01, 2008 at 06:30:32 AM PDT

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      this is an excellent point. This post describes in more detail what we did.. it was an exercise designed off site of a hospital, as an adjunct. We had many volunteers, but the clinic could have been run with a skeleton crew.

      "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 Jun 01, 2008 at 06:37:14 AM PDT

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