Medical Disaster Response

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  • Author : David Goldschmitt
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 864 pages
  • ISBN : 1420061240
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Medical Disaster Response

Medical Disaster Response
  • Author : David Goldschmitt,Robert Bonvino
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 22 May 2009
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While the job of a clinician in a disaster scenario is to save lives without regard for the cause or rationale for the injury, medical and emergency professionals who understand the diverse aspects of a disaster are better equipped to respond effectively. Giving emergency personnel the tools they need to perform in catastrophic situations, Medical Disaster Response: A Survival Guide for Hospitals in Mass Casualty Events addresses the critical planning and response issues surrounding a mass casualty disaster before, during,

International Disaster Health Care

International Disaster Health Care
  • Author : Girish Bobby Kapur,Amado Alejandro Baez
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 06 January 2017
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This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. International Disaster Health Care: Preparedness, Response, Resource Management, and Education provides a complete image of the needs, concerns, and insights that relate to disaster preparedness from an international health-care perspective. The United Nations has recognized the devastating consequences of "unpredictable, unpreventable and impersonal" disasters—at least US $2 trillion in economic damage and more than 1.3 million lives lost from natural disasters in the last two decades alone. In many disasters (both natural

Emergency Medicine Trauma and Disaster Management

Emergency Medicine  Trauma and Disaster Management
  • Author : Emmanouil Pikoulis,Jay Doucet
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 12 June 2021
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The number of natural and man-made disasters has risen dramatically over the last decade. Natural disasters, industrial accidents and terrorist attacks represent major incidents, often involving multiple casualties. In such cases, health professionals face multiple challenges because the type of medical care required differs from what is taught and provided in their everyday hospital duties. The aim of this book is to inform and prepare healthcare professionals for the challenges posed by major incidents, so that they can act effectively

Health Care Emergency Management

Health Care Emergency Management
  • Author : Michael J. Reilly,David S. Markenson
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release : 04 June 2010
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Recent research underscores a serious lack of preparedness among hospitals nationwide and a dearth of credible educational programs and resources on hospital emergency preparedness. As the only resource of its kind, Health Care Emergency Management: Principles and Practice specifically addresses hospital and health system preparedness in the face of a large scale disaster or other emergency. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Disaster Nursing

Disaster Nursing
  • Author : Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, CPNP, FAAN
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 18 June 2007
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Read a fascinating interview with editor Tener Goodwin Veenema! Tener Veenema Interview Disaster planning and emergency preparedness have never been more critical to the nurses who serve as our front-line response. Today's pandemic threats of global terrorism, disease, and natural disasters make this comprehensive handbook of best practices a necessity--meeting the need for a nursing workforce that is adequately prepared to respond to any disaster or public health emergency. In addition to a thorough update based on the most recent

Disaster Preparedness for Seniors

Disaster Preparedness for Seniors
  • Author : Charles A. Cefalu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 21 August 2014
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Disaster Preparedness for Seniors: A Comprehensive Guide for Healthcare Professionals outlines specific disaster scenarios for homebound, community, hospitalized, long term care, homeless and aged veterans. Chapters are written by a diverse group of authors, all of whom offer insight and expertise in training healthcare professionals in preparing for disasters. Topics include myths and realities of natural disasters and disaster preparedness for special populations of elders-the acute care elderly, the community-dwelling elderly, home based primary care senior veterans, the immune-compromised elderly,

Disaster management at Health Care Settings Comprehensive assessment and effective mitigation

Disaster management at Health Care Settings Comprehensive assessment and effective mitigation
  • Author : Shreen Gaber
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 18 November 2015
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In fact a disaster is indiscriminate in whom it affects, the health care centers usually one of the most affected public facilities as a result of dependency of stakeholders (patients) and increasing the flow of health care seekers during the event of disaster. For these reasons and others the health care settings should be establish a highly measures of mitigation and preparedness to meet the different types of disaster effectively as possible. This book aims to draw attention to the

Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness

Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness
  • Author : Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, CPNP, FAAN
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 28 July 2018
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“What a wonderful resource!"--Doody's Medical Reviews “The 4th Edition is unique in recognizing the rapid changes in both the causes of crises and the latest attempts to provide timely multidisciplinary approaches to the practice of this growing specialty...Evident throughout this edition is the call to identify crisis leadership among the increasingly talented base of nurses who have responsibility to move the profession to recognize and accept that they can be advocates for better planning, coordination, education and training.”

Fundamentals of U S Health Care

Fundamentals of U S  Health Care
  • Author : Jahangir Moini,Morvarid Moini
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 07 April 2017
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All health care students must be familiar with the basic concepts of health care in the United States. This introductory textbook presents vital information on health care careers and legal, ethical, financial, and policy issues that will help their future practice. It includes chapters on: careers in the health care profession; the complexity of health care; the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; professionalism in health; health care for special populations; the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards; research