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    Wherever Haiti healthcare system is headed in the future, we should ask ourselves some important questions along the way. We are each a patient or potential patient. We have a role in deciding what our healthcare system will look like in Haiti in a year or ten years, but we also have a responsibility to figure out what we're willing to do to get there.

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Primary Care

    Primary care discussions includes health promotion, disease prevention, health maintenance, counseling, patient education, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses in a variety of health care settings (e.g., office, inpatient, critical care, long-term care, home care, daycare, etc.).

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Emergency care discussions

    Priority Topics in Emergency care

    • Abdominal pain
    • Abuse (domestic)
    • Airway management
    • Analgesia/sedation
    • Anaphylaxis
    • Arrhythmia
    • Asthma/COPD
    • Burns
    • Cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
    • Chest pain
    • Common fractures/MSK injury
    • Continuous quality improvement (CQI)
    • Critical appraisal
    • Decreased level of consciousness
    • Deep venous thrombosis (DVT)/pulmonary embolus (PE)
    • Delirium/agitation
    • Emergency medical services (EMS)
    • Environmental
    • Eye: red eye, loss of vision
    • First-trimester bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal (GI) bleed
    • Headache
    • Infectious diseases
    • Ischemic heart disease
    • Lacerations
    • Multiple patients
    • Multiple trauma
    • Pediatric fever
    • Pre-eclampsia
    • Pulmonary edema
    • Seizures
    • Shock/dehydration
    • Shortness of breath
    • Suicide risk
    • Toxicology 
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