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Select four different disasters that could affect a medical office. Identify the guidelines used for handling the impact of each one of the four selected disasters.
Be sure to explain the purpose for each disaster guideline and describe your specific role (medical personnel) in handling each disaster.
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World health organization define disaster as “A sudden ecologic phenomenon of sufficient magnitude to require external assistance.” It is therefore the destructive effect of man-made or natural forces overcoming the ability of a given area. It cause loss of life as well as loss of property. The level of effect may vary from minor to emergency conditions. A medical office is a place which is well equipped with advanced technology and devices. Any effect to the facility leads to huge economic loss. Simultaneously it will affect the healthcare service as well as loss of the documentation (Topol, 2012).