The Bicol Clinic Haiti relief team set out with two physicians, two medical students, and a volunteer. We left on January 16th, 2010 to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic via commercial airlines. At Santo Domingo, we met a nurse, physician, two Haitian Americans, and three journalist-photographers, and they were invited onto our chartered plane that would fly into Port-au-Prince, Haiti. In Port-au-Prince, we met another physician who wanted to join our group. We had with us 15 large boxes of donated medical supplies. We stayed in a tent on the property of one of the Haitian American's Aunt. We did all of our medical care at the University General Hospital of Haiti.
We were there until January 25th, 2010 and we were able to tend to hundreds of patients. Our team administered IVs, created splints and casting of limbs, administered Tetanus shots, as well as antibiotic and pain shots. We did a lot of wound care to treat all of the infected wounds and amputated limbs. We helped to carry in new patients found in the rubble. We were the first medical team to have provided food and water for the patients being cared for. We gave out toys for the children and clothing for all of the patients who had lost everything.
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