Ohio Team uses Joplin Hospital Disaster as Training

WUPW FOX Toledo, OH – Last Sunday’s deadly and devastating events in Joplin, Mo., will be examined closely by everyone in the disaster response business – especially those in the medical field. The EF-5 200 mph tornado that struck a direct hit on a hospital may provide some lessons learned, especially for a team of Toledo doctors, nurses, and an EMT who already have taken a critical look at evacuating a medical center quickly and efficiently. Their effort focused on going beyond the theoretical and provide a more practical approach when seconds and minutes matter most.

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