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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Landesman, Linda Young.
Public health management of disasters : the practice guide.
Washington, District of Columbia : APHA Press, ©2012
xxvi, 534 pages
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Linda Young Landesman; American Public Health Association.
|Description:||1 online resource (536 pages)|
|Contents:||Types of disasters and their consequences --
Role and responsibility of public health --
Structure and organization of health management in disaster response --
Disaster-related surveillance and emergency information systems --
Hazard assessment, vulnerability analysis, risk assessment, and rapid health assessment --
Disaster communications --
Essentials of disaster planning --
Environmental and occupational health issues --
Behavioral health strategies --
Vulnerable populations --
Public health response to emerging infections and biological incidents --
Public health considerations in recovery and reconstruction --
Evaluation methods for assessing public health and medical response to disasters --
Ethical considerations in public health emergencies,
|Responsibility:||Linda Young Landesman.|