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eISBN: 978-1-68108-023-9, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-68108-024-6
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Advances in Modern Medicine introduces recent advanced medical practices performed at the Kure Medical Center and Chugoku Cancer Center (KMCCCC) - one of the leading hospitals in Japan - to those working in the field of medicine throughout the world, including physicians, surgeons, pharmacists, psychologists, medical engineers, medical technologists, nurses, and students. Readers will be updated on the general trends in modern medicine relevant to a variety of medical specialties performed at KMCCCC. The volume covers topics such as cancer management, acute phase reaction against a national-level disaster, depression management, emergency medicine, hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal diseases, orthopedics, organ transportation, infection control, blood disease, chronic kidney disease, palliative care, dermatology, ophthalmology, pathology, and nursing for cancer patients. Aspiring medical students can learn more about the latest developments in their field of interest, while patients can learn about treatment options available for different diseases.
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National Hospital Organization, 2-5-21 Higashigaoka, Meguro, Tokyo 152-8621, Japan
Japan's National Hospital Organization (NHO), a Designated Public
Corporation specified in the Disaster Countermeasure Basic Act, promptly responded
to the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake by mobilizing medical teams from NHO
hospitals nationwide. This report describes the activities conducted by NHO and
lessons learnt for better preparedness and response in the future.
Disaster, Disaster medical assistant teams, Earthquake, Mobile medical
teams, National Hospital Organization.