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Emergency management and social intelligence : a comprehensive all-hazards approach

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Charna R. Epstein, Ameya Pawar, Scott C. Simon. --Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press , c2015.
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Supplying an understanding of social vulnerability and its interplay with emergency management, this book provides information on garnering information to adapt emergency plans for emergency situations. It includes a historical analysis of how disaster monies have been spent as well as how it has been allocated so that it didn't mitigate future events. The authors discuss how harnessing local community intelligence from information centers; such as non-profits and social service providers, com…
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Epstein, Charna R
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Pawar, Ameya
Simon, Scott. C
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Charna R. Epstein, Ameya Pawar, Scott C. Simon
Place of Publication
Boca Raton, FL
Publisher
CRC Press
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxv, 216 p.)
ISBN
9781439847985
Subjects (MeSH)
Disaster Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency management
Abstract
Supplying an understanding of social vulnerability and its interplay with emergency management, this book provides information on garnering information to adapt emergency plans for emergency situations. It includes a historical analysis of how disaster monies have been spent as well as how it has been allocated so that it didn't mitigate future events. The authors discuss how harnessing local community intelligence from information centers; such as non-profits and social service providers, community vulnerabilities, planning gaps, and social strata, and leveraging organizational capacity will.
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Quick Hits in Emergency Medicine

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Brandon Allen, Latha Ganti, Bobby Desai. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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For important information you need to know, but can't remember, turn to QUICK HITS IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE. This practical, short compendium contains the key decision-rules, clinical values, mnemonics, and dosages that you need at your finger tips in the ED. It covers everything from acute coronary syndrome and ACLS, to electrolyte equations and hyperkalemia, to ventilator settings by disease to Wellen's syndrome. Information on each topic is limited to a single page and presented in easily diges…
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Allen, Brandon
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Ganti, Latha
Desai, Bobby
Responsibility
Brandon Allen, Latha Ganti, Bobby Desai
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 133 p. : 37 illus., 26 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781461470373
9781461470366 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
For important information you need to know, but can't remember, turn to QUICK HITS IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE. This practical, short compendium contains the key decision-rules, clinical values, mnemonics, and dosages that you need at your finger tips in the ED. It covers everything from acute coronary syndrome and ACLS, to electrolyte equations and hyperkalemia, to ventilator settings by disease to Wellen's syndrome. Information on each topic is limited to a single page and presented in easily digested formats such as tables, algorithms, bulleted lists, and clinical illustrations.
Contents
1. ACLS -- 2. Intubation, Airway, and Mechanical Ventilation -- 3. Sepsis and Resuscitation -- 4. Pulmonary Decision Rules and COPD -- 5. Fluid and Electrolytes -- 6. Neurology -- 7. Trauma and ATLS -- 8. Head CT Decision Rules and Intracranial Hemorrhage -- 9. Cervical Spine Injury and Decision Rules -- 10. CXR Interpretation -- 11. Orthopedics and Decision Rules -- 12. Cardiology -- 13. GI Bleeding/Hemorrhage -- 14. Hematology -- 15. Toxicology -- 16. Ultrasound and Pregnancy -- 17. The Red Eye -- 18. Pediatrics -- 19. Head and Neck -- 20. Statistics -- 21. Infusions, Pressors, and RSI.
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