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Handbook of bioterrorism and disaster medicine

Author: Robert E Antosia; John D Cahill
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Springer, ©2006.
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"This comprehensive volume, written by experts in the field, is the essential portable handbook on bioterrorism and disaster medicine. The volume covers all pertinent topics with meticulous organization and includes an abundance of invaluable Web-based resources. Written as both a practical and clinical guide to various types of disasters, it includes planning and response procedures to help mitigate the impact of  Read more...
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Handbook of bioterrorism and disaster medicine.
New York, N.Y. : Springer, ©2006
(DLC) 2006922412
(OCoLC)73162280
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Antosia; John D Cahill
ISBN: 9780387328041 0387328041 0387243690 9780387243696
OCLC Number: 209906812
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 492 pages) : illustrations
Contents: General Concepts --
Defining A Disaster --
Early Warning Systems --
Epidemiology Of Disasters --
Triage --
Disaster Logistics --
Public Health Preparedness --
Intergovernmental and Governmental Organizations --
Nongovernmental Organizations --
Complex Humanitarian Emergencies --
Natural Disasters --
Earthquakes --
Volcanoes --
Floods --
Tsunamis --
Hurricanes And Typhoons --
Tornadoes --
Drought --
Firestorms And Wildfires --
Heatwave/Hyperthermia --
Winter Storm Disasters And Hypothermia --
Bioevents and Manmade Disasters --
The Epidemiology Of War And Conflict --
Weapons Of Mass Destruction --
Anthrax --
Smallpox --
Plague --
Tularemia --
Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers --
Botulism --
Q Fever --
Brucellosis --
Alphaviruses --
Ricin --
Epsilon Toxin --
Staphylococcus Enterotoxin B --
Food- And Water-Borne Agents --
Melioidosis --
Nerve Agents --
Vesicants --
Pulmonary Agents --
Cyanides --
Nuclear Detonation/Ionizing Radiation Exposure --
Hazardous Material Disasters --
Maritime Disasters --
Aviation Disasters --
Medical Management of Disaster-Related Injuries and Disease --
The ABCs and Resuscitation Algorithms for Cardiopulmonary Arrest --
Shock:Diagnosis And Management --
Intravenous Fluid Requirements And Blood Products --
Decontamination --
Acute Inhalation injury --
Electrical Injuries --
Toxicology --
Measles --
Approach To Diarrhea And Dysentery --
Malaria --
Meningitis And Encephalitis --
Tubercolosis --
Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Type 1 And Aids --
Sexually Transmitted Diseases --
Schistosomiasis --
Tetanus --
Bitewounds And Rabies --
Tick-Borne Diseases --
Leptospirosis --
Wound Care Management --
Abdominal Trauma --
Thoracic Trauma --
Neurotrauma --
Blast Injuries --
Crush Injuries --
Missle Injuries --
Burn Management --
Pedriatric Considerations and Disasters --
Pediatric Problems In Developing Countries --
Nutritional Assessment In Malnutritition --
Treatment Of Malnutrition In Children --
Evaluation And Management Of Pediatric Disaster Victims --
Pediatric-Specific Diasater-Related Considerations --
Pediatric Specialty Team Response To Disaster --
Medical and Humanitarian Disasters --
Water, Sanitation, And Hygiene --
Shelter --
Refugees And Internally Displaced Populations --
Child Soldiers --
Reproductive Health --
Education, Health Issues, and Resources --
Emergency Preparedness --
Syndromic Surveillance --
Jchaco Emergency Management Standards --
Health And The Humanitarian/Disasterworker --
Immunization Schedules And Recommendations --
Healthcare Worker Exposures To Blood And Body Fluids --
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder --
International Law:A Primer For Healthcare Professionals --
A Guide To The Worldwide Web.
Responsibility: edited by Robert E. Antosia, John D. Cahill.
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