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Disaster medicine [publication] /

by Ciottone, Gregory R [edt]; Anderson, Philip D [edt].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Philadelphia : Mosby Elsevier, 2006, cop. 2006Description: XXXI, 952 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780323032537; 0323032532.SAPHIR theme(s): AccidentsMeSH subject(s): Disaster Planning | Radioactive Hazard Release | Bioterrorism | Emergency Medical Services | Disasters | Disaster Planning -- methods | Accidents, Radiation -- prevention & control | Bioterrorism -- prevention & control | Emergency Medical Services -- methodsPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: [Contents] Part I. Overview of disaster management. 1. Introduction. 2. Governmental resources. 3. Pre-event topics. 4.1. Event response topics. 4. 2. Medical operations in disasters. 5. Post-event topics. 6. Topics unique to terrorist events. Part II. Management of specific event types. 7. Natural disasters. 8. Nuclear/radiation events. 9. Chemical events. 10. Biologic events. 10.1. Bacterial agents. 10.2. Viral agents. 10.3. Toxins. 10.4. Other biologic agents. 11. Events resulting in blast injuries. 12. Events resulting in burn injuries. 13. Events resulting in ballistics injuries. 14. Events associated with structural collapse/crashing/crushing. 15. Other events, combination events.
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[Contents] Part I. Overview of disaster management. 1. Introduction. 2. Governmental resources. 3. Pre-event topics. 4.1. Event response topics. 4. 2. Medical operations in disasters. 5. Post-event topics. 6. Topics unique to terrorist events. Part II. Management of specific event types. 7. Natural disasters. 8. Nuclear/radiation events. 9. Chemical events. 10. Biologic events. 10.1. Bacterial agents. 10.2. Viral agents. 10.3. Toxins. 10.4. Other biologic agents. 11. Events resulting in blast injuries. 12. Events resulting in burn injuries. 13. Events resulting in ballistics injuries. 14. Events associated with structural collapse/crashing/crushing. 15. Other events, combination events.