What is the un-glamorous slog of delivering clinical care in an emergency like? How do public health response decisions get made? Who does what in a health emergency? Perfect for the student or professional enroute the field, or trying to make sense of what he or she saw there, this narrative history| memoir provides a close look at work in the West Africa Ebola epidemic in 2014 by a physician who was on the ground in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Nigeria. It gives a personal account of challenges and opportunities, some captured and some lost, placing events in the context of affected communities, responders, and the global health community.
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About the Author
Dr. David Brett-Major is a U.S. internal medicine and infectious diseases physician. He deployed into the outbreak and participated in response coordination in Geneva. He continues to work in biomedical research and public health.
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A Year Of Ebola: A personal tale of the weirdness wrought by the world's largest Ebola virus disease epidemic based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Perfect for pre-field prep. Good if interested in the gritty details of history or emergency response. Good if you are a healthcare worker who thinks that you are going to save the world.
Very interesting to get the perspective from the clinical care side which I think amazingly gets overlooked during an outbreak