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Disaster medicine

Author: Gregory R Ciottone
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory R Ciottone
ISBN: 9780323286657 0323286658
OCLC Number: 898163839
Description: xxxiii, 1013 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Sect. 1. Introduction --
Sect. 2. Governmental resources --
Sect. 3. Pre-event topics --
Sect 4. pt. 1. Event esponse topics --
Sect. 4. pt. 2. Medical operations in disasters --
Sect. 5. Post-event topics --
Sect. 6. Topics unique to terrorist events --
Sect. 7. Natural disasters --
Sect. 8. Nuclear/radiation events --
Sect. 9. Chemical events --
Sect. 10. Biologic events --
Sect. 10. pt. 1. Bacterial agents --
Sect. 10. pt. 2. Viral agents --
Sect. 10. pt. 3. Toxins --
Sect. 10. pt. 4. Other biologic agents --
Sect. 11. Events resulting in blast injuries --
Sect. 12. Events resulting in burn injuries --
Sect. 13. Events resulting in ballistics injuries --
Sect. 14. Events associated with structural collapse/crashing.
Other Titles: Disaster medicine (Ciottone)
Responsibility: [edited by] Gregory R. Ciottone, MD, FACEP, Director, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Disaster Medicine, Director, Disaster Preparedness Program, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts ; associate editors, Paul D. Biddinger, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Robert G. Darling, MD, Saleh Fares, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FACEP, FAAEM, Mark E. Keim, MD, MBA, Michael S. Molloy, MB, Dip SpMed (RCSI), EMDM, MFSEM(Uk), FCEM, FFSEM (RCSI), Selim Suner, MD, MS, FACEP.

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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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