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Ciottone's disaster medicine

Author: Gregory R CiottonePaul D BiddingerRobert G DarlingSaleh FaresMark E KeimAll authors
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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The most comprehensive resource of its kind, Ciottone's Disaster Medicine, 2nd Edition, thoroughly covers isolated domestic events as well as global disasters and humanitarian crises. Dr. Gregory Ciottone and more than 200 worldwide authorities share their knowledge and expertise on the preparation, assessment, and management of both natural and man-made disasters, including terrorist attacks and the threat of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Disaster medicine (Ciottone).
Disaster medicine.
Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2016]
(DLC) 2015002957
(OCoLC)898163839
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory R Ciottone; Paul D Biddinger; Robert G Darling; Saleh Fares; Mark E Keim; Michael S Molloy; Selim Suner
ISBN: 9780323358460 0323358462
OCLC Number: 927102597
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Front Cover; Inside Front Cover; Ciottone's Disaster Medicine; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Associate Editors; Section Editors; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Contents; Part I: Overview of Disaster Management; Chapter 1: Introduction to Disaster Medicine; The disaster cycle; Natural and human-made disasters; Defining disaster; Disaster medicine; References; Section One: Introduction; Chapter 2: Public Health and Disasters; Introduction to public health; Definition, Scope, and Achievements of Public Health; Public Health System and Infrastructure; Public Health Essential Services. Public health consequences of disastersDirect Effect on the Health of Population; Direct Effect on the Health Care System; Indirect Effect on the Health of the Population; Indirect Effect on the Health Care System; Public health and the disaster-management cycle; Prevention and Mitigation; Preparedness; Response; Recovery; Public health in national disaster frameworks: the case of the united states; National Prevention Framework; National Mitigation Framework; National Response Framework; National Disaster Recovery Framework; Conclusion; References. Chapter 3: Role of Emergency Medical Services in Disaster Management and PreparednessHistorical perspective; EMS internationally; Current practice; Pitfalls; References; Chapter 4: Role of Emergency Medicine in Disaster Management; Historical perspective; Current practice; Role of Emergency Medicine Specialists; Role of the ED in a Disaster; Organization of the Emergency Department during a Disaster; Initiate Procedures for Clearing Emergency Department Care Space for Incoming Patients; Set Up a Decontamination Area; Establishing Zones and Health Care Teams. Assess Functionality of Emergency Department Tracking Systems for the Impending DisasterAlert and Organize Registration for the Incoming Victims; Organize Specialty Services in the Emergency Department; Management of Volunteer Providers; When the Number of Victims Begins to Wind Down; Emergency Medicine Preparedness and Training for Disasters; Conclusion; Pitfalls; References; Chapter 5: Disaster Nursing; Historical perspective; Current practice; Education and Principles of Disaster Nursing; Nursing Within the Disaster Cycle; Mitigation; Preparedness; Response; Recovery. Nursing roles within disaster responsePitfalls; Conclusion; References; Chapter 6: Role of Hospitals in a Disaster; Historical perspective; Current practice; Public Expectation of Hospital Function; Elements of comprehensive hospital preparedness for disasters; Hospital Vulnerability; Structural Elements; Nonstructural Elements; Administrative and Organizational Elements; Hospital Safety Index; Hazard Vulnerability Analysis; Hospital Incidence Command System; Surge Capacity; Hospital Evacuation; Hospital Readiness for Hazardous Materials Emergencies; Education and Training.
Other Titles: Disaster medicine (Ciottone)
Disaster medicine
Responsibility: [edited by] Gregory R. Ciottone ; associate editors, Paul D. Biddinger, Robert G. Darling, Saleh Fares, Mark E. Keim, Michael S. Molloy, Selim Suner.

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The most comprehensive resource of its kind, Ciottone's Disaster Medicine, 2nd Edition, thoroughly covers isolated domestic events as well as global disasters and humanitarian crises. Dr. Gregory Ciottone and more than 200 worldwide authorities share their knowledge and expertise on the preparation, assessment, and management of both natural and man-made disasters, including terrorist attacks and the threat of biological warfare. Part 1 offers an A-to-Z resource for every aspect of disaster medicine and management, while Part 2 features an exhaustive compilation of every conceivable disaster event, organized to facilitate quick reference in a real-time setting.

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