Arch Public Health 2022 Jun 17;80(1):156. Epub 2022 Jun 17.
Department of Psychiatry, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.
Background: On August 4, 2020, Lebanon faced one of the deadliest mass casualty explosions the world has witnessed during the twenty-first century. The human and emotional tolls were heavy on attending physicians, clinical fellows, residents, interns, medical students, and registered nurses, who were working in dramatic conditions, triaging, and treating thousands of blast-related casualties. We evaluated the risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms (PTSS), among these healthcare workers (HCWs) from different Lebanese hospitals. Read More