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Disaster Medicine
Second Edition
by David E. Hogan

Disaster Medicine provides the information that every emergency department needs to prepare for and handle the challenges of natural and manmade disasters.

Disaster Medicine presents guidelines for:

  • assessing the affected population's health care needs
  • establishing priorities
  • allocating resources
  • treating individuals

Coverage encompasses a wide range of natural, industrial, technologic, transportation-related, and conflict-related disasters, with examples from around the world.

Disaster Medicine has more illustrations and more information on weapons of mass destruction and explosions.

Contents

General Concepts

  1. Basic Perspectives on Disaster
  2. Triage
  3. Paediatric Considerations in Disasters
  4. Infectious Diseases and Disasters
  5. Pharmaceuticals in Disasters
  6. Critical Incident Stress
  7. Urban Search and Rescue
  8. Basic Perspectives on Disaster
  9. Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

Disaster Response Planning and Coordination

  1. Principles of Hospital Disaster Planning
  2. Emergency Medical Services in Disaster
  3. Local Government Emergency Disaster Planning
  4. The United States National Response Plan
  5. Communication and Information Technology Tools for Disaster Response and Medical Assistance
  6. Managing Disasters in Austere Environments

Natural Disasters

  1. Earthquakes
  2. Tornadoes
  3. Hurricanes
  4. Floods
  5. Firestorms and Wildfires
  6. Winter Storms
  7. Avalanches
  8. Heat Related Disasters
  9. Volcanic Eruptions
  10. Tsunamis

Industrial Technological, and Transportation Disasters

  1. Medical Management of Radiation Incidents
  2. Hazardous Materials Emergencies
  3. Mass Gathering Medical Care
  4. Maritime Disasters
  5. Aircrash Disasters
  6. Fires and Mass Burn Care

Conflict-Related Disasters

  1. Conventional Terrorist Bombings
  2. Nuclear Detonations: Evaluation and Response
  3. Intentional Chemical Disasters
  4. Biological Weapons Agents
  5. Tactical Emergency Services
  6. Mass Shootings

Education, Training, and Research

  1. Education and Training in Disaster Medicine
  2. Research in Disaster Medicine
  3. Public Health Disasters

Index

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Disaster Medicine
Second Edition
by David E. Hogan

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