Methodology: An interview schedule was used to collect data from four house surgeons, three medical trainees and seven AFNS
about their experiences in emergency reception of cases in ITC, CCU and trauma center.
I look back to October 29, 1957, when the term uniting air with space first began appearing in AFNS releases, and I recall how it developed almost by accident.
I was one of two civilian employees then doing all the writing for AFNS.
It was the first editorial I had written for AFNS--and the first ever published by AFNS.
On October 29, 1957 the Office of Information Services in the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force released my AFNS editorial (No.
Air/space was used again from time to time in AFNS and other internal publications.
Data will be collected from 30 AFNS
working in various emergency units of AFIC and CMH Rawalpindi.
Place and Duration of Study: This study was carried out between May - Dec, 2015 and the population for this study includes the AFNS officers working in trauma care and ICU of various Combined Military Hospitals of Pakistan.
Material and Method: A cross sectional, descriptive survey was conducted to explore the preparedness and planning in emergency situation and the population for this study includes the AFNS officers working in trauma care and ICU of various Combined Military Hospitals of Pakistan.
Results: A total of 450 (94 %) AFNS officers completed the survey questionnaire.
The sense of preparedness varied according to the outbreak/disaster scenario with AFNS feeling least prepared to respond to the terrorism event.