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An introduction to emergency exercise design and evaluation

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McCreight, Robert. --Rockville, MD: Government Institutes , 2011.
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McCreight, Robert
Alternate Title
Introduction to emergency exercise design and evaluation
Place of Publication
Rockville, MD
Publisher
Government Institutes
Date of Publication
2011
Physical Description
176 p.
ISBN
9781605907604
Subjects (MeSH)
Disaster Planning
Emergencies
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency management--Study and teaching
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Catastrophic disaster planning and response

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Oliver, Clifford. --Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press , 2010.
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Oliver, Clifford
Place of Publication
Boca Raton, FL
Publisher
CRC Press
Date of Publication
2010
Physical Description
376 p.
ISBN
9781439841754
Subjects (MeSH)
Disasters
Disaster Planning
Rescue Work
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency management
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The Causes and Behavioral Consequences of Disasters : Models informed by the global experience 1950-2005

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Sasha Rudenstine, Sandro Galea. --New York, NY: Springer , c2012.
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The World Trade Center attacks. A typhoid outbreak in Eastern Europe. Hurricane Katrina. While each is a unique disaster, devastating events such as these are united both by their causes, and by the wide-ranging, and long-lasting health consequences that characterize their aftermath. Many of these consequences can be controlled or avoided.The Causes and Behavioral Consequences of Disasters brings a public health perspective to the fields of disaster preparedness and disaster response. Arguing t…
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Rudenstine, Sasha
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Galea, Sandro
Responsibility
Sasha Rudenstine, Sandro Galea
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (vii, 190 p. : 21 ill., 17 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781461403173
Subjects (MeSH)
Disasters
Disaster Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Public health
Abstract
The World Trade Center attacks. A typhoid outbreak in Eastern Europe. Hurricane Katrina. While each is a unique disaster, devastating events such as these are united both by their causes, and by the wide-ranging, and long-lasting health consequences that characterize their aftermath. Many of these consequences can be controlled or avoided.The Causes and Behavioral Consequences of Disasters brings a public health perspective to the fields of disaster preparedness and disaster response. Arguing that local context shapes the conditions for disasters, the authors study cases from the Cuzco, Peru, earthquake of 1950 to the Columbine school shooting to form the basis for a contextual model of disasters and population behavior following disasters. These models illustrate how the local context, careful pre-event planning, and coordinated post-event response strategies can minimize the initial damage and negative aftereffects of these events. This groundbreaking volume: Systematically reviews a half-century of disasters worldwide. Analyzes societal and environmental vulnerabilities and protective factors that can influence the course of disasters. Provides comprehensive models for causes of, and behavioral responses to, disasters, using in-depth examples from the U.S. and abroad. Applies both models to the World Trade Center attacks, with implications for the public health field. The Causes and Behavioral Consequences of Disasters will further professional discussion and understanding among a wide range of professionals and students across public health, mental health, education, health administration and policy, social work, and the social sciences.
Contents
Part I: Understanding Disasters and Their Consequences -- Understanding Disasters: The Missing Role of Context -- Broadening Our Conception of Disasters and Their Consequences -- Part II: Why Do Disasters Happen? -- Vulnerabilities and Capacities that Shape the Consequences of Disasters -- A Conceptual Model: Understanding the Causes and Consequences of Disasters -- A Continuum of Vulnerabilities and Capabilities -- Case Study: Venezuela Floods -- Intermittent Stressors -- Case Study: New York City Subway Fire -- Intermittent Protectors -- Case Study: Peru Earthquake -- Part III: What Happens After Disasters? -- What Do We Know About Population Behavior? -- A Conceptual Model: Understanding Population Behavior After Disasters -- Stage One: Group Preservation -- Case Study: Cyclone Rona -- Stage Two: Population Preservation/Altruism -- Case Study: Typhoid Outbreak Tajikistan -- Stage Three: Internalizing -- Case Study: Columbine High School Shootings -- Stage Four: Externalizing -- Case Study: The Oklahoma City Bombing -- Stage Five: Renormalization -- Case Study: South Africa Traffic Accidents -- The Big Picture: The World Trade Center Terrorist Attacks -- Part IV: Conclusions -- Modifying Our Models -- Conclusions and Implications for Public Health.
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Conflict and catastrophe medicine : a practical guide

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James M. Ryan, Adriaan P.C.C. Hopperus Buma, Charles W. Beadling, Aroop Mozumder, David M. Nott, editors ; Norman M. Rich, consulting editor ; Walter Henny, David MacGarty, specialist editors ; foreword by Larry W. Laughlin. (Third edition) --London: Springer , c2014.
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Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine: A Practical Guide 3rd edition follows its successful predecessors in providing a framework for use by health professionals visiting a resource-constrained environment. Aimed at health professionals, Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine: A Practical Guide 3rd edition encompasses problems brought about by local conflict or natural disasters. It covers preparation, organisation, logistics, treatment of major trauma and medical emergencies, and the special problems o…
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Ryan, James M
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James M. Ryan, Adriaan P.C.C. Hopperus Buma, Charles W. Beadling, Aroop Mozumder, David M. Nott, editors ; Norman M. Rich, consulting editor ; Walter Henny, David MacGarty, specialist editors ; foreword by Larry W. Laughlin
Edition
Third edition
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxxii, 964 pages)
ISBN
9781447129271 (electronic bk.)
9781447129264
Subjects (MeSH)
Disaster Medicine - methods
Disaster Planning
Emergency Medical Services
Health Services Accessibility
War
Subjects (LCSH)
Disaster medicine - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Disaster medicine - Safety measures - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Disaster Medicine - methods
Disaster Planning
Emergency Medical Services
Health Services Accessibility
Abstract
Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine: A Practical Guide 3rd edition follows its successful predecessors in providing a framework for use by health professionals visiting a resource-constrained environment. Aimed at health professionals, Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine: A Practical Guide 3rd edition encompasses problems brought about by local conflict or natural disasters. It covers preparation, organisation, logistics, treatment of major trauma and medical emergencies, and the special problems of delivering medicine in a hostile environment. This book will provide the reader with a mix of theory, opinion and practical advice to guide him through areas of conflicts, catastrophes and remote locations.
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Counter-terrorism for emergency responders

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Burke, Robert. (2nd ed.) --Boca Raton, FL: Taylor and Francis , 2007.
Call Number
WB 105 B959c 2007
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
WB 105 B959c 2007
Author
Burke, Robert
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Boca Raton, FL
Publisher
Taylor and Francis
Date of Publication
2007
Physical Description
510 p.
ISBN
0849399238
9780849399237
Subjects (MeSH)
Disaster Planning
Emergency Responders
Emergency Medical Services - methods
Rescue Work - methods
Hazardous Substances
Terrorism
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Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
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Disaster medicine

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[edited by] Gregory R. Ciottone ; associate editors, Paul D. Biddinger, Robert G. Darling, Saleh Fares ... [et al.]. (2nd ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Mosby , c2016.
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The most comprehensive resource of its kind, Ciottone’s Disaster Medicine, 2nd Edition, thoroughly covers isolated domestic events as well as global disasters and humanitarian crises. Dr. Gregory Ciottone and more than 200 worldwide authorities share their knowledge and expertise on the preparation, assessment, and management of both natural and man-made disasters, including terrorist attacks and the threat of biological warfare. Part 1 offers an A-to-Z resource for every aspect of disaster me…
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Ciottone, Gregory R
Responsibility
[edited by] Gregory R. Ciottone ; associate editors, Paul D. Biddinger, Robert G. Darling, Saleh Fares ... [et al.]
Edition
2nd ed.
Alternate Title
Ciottone’s disaster medicine
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier Mosby
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxxi, 1048 p.)
ISBN
9780323286657 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Disaster Medicine
Disaster Planning
Disasters
Bioterrorism - prevention & control
Emergency Medical Services - methods
Radioactive Hazard Release - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Disaster medicine
Disaster Planning - methods
Bioterrorism - prevention & control
Disasters
Emergency Medical Services - methods
Radioactive Hazard Release - prevention & control
Abstract
The most comprehensive resource of its kind, Ciottone’s Disaster Medicine, 2nd Edition, thoroughly covers isolated domestic events as well as global disasters and humanitarian crises. Dr. Gregory Ciottone and more than 200 worldwide authorities share their knowledge and expertise on the preparation, assessment, and management of both natural and man-made disasters, including terrorist attacks and the threat of biological warfare. Part 1 offers an A-to-Z resource for every aspect of disaster medicine and management, while Part 2 features an exhaustive compilation of every conceivable disaster event, organized to facilitate quick reference in a real-time setting.
Contents
Section 1: Introduction -- Section 2: Domestic and International Resources -- Section 3: Pre-Event Topics -- Section 4: Event Response Topics -- Section 5: Mechanical Operations in Disaster -- Section 6: Post-Event Topics -- Section 7: Topics Unique to Terrorist Events and High-Threat Disaster Response -- Section 8: Operational Medicine -- Section 9: Natural Disasters -- Section 10: Nuclear/Radiation Events -- Section 11: Chemical Events -- Section 12: Biologic Events: Introduction -- Section 13: Events Resulting in Blast Injuries -- Section 14: Events Resulting in Burn Injuries -- Section 15: Events Resulting in Ballistic Injuries -- Section 16: Events Resulting in Structural Collapse/Crashing/Crushing -- Section 17: Other Events/Combination Events.
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Disasters and public health : planning and response

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Clements, Bruce. --Burlington, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann , 2009.
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Clements, Bruce
Place of Publication
Burlington, MA
Publisher
Butterworth-Heinemann
Date of Publication
2009
Physical Description
331 p.
ISBN
9780080886015
Subjects (MeSH)
Disaster Medicine
Disaster Planning
Emergency Medical Services - organization & administration
Subjects (LCSH)
Disaster medicine
Emergency management
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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
Responsibility
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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Emergency public health : planning and response

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Kapur, Girish Bobby. --Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning , 2010.
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Kapur, Girish Bobby
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Smith, Jeffery P
Place of Publication
Sudbury, MA
Publisher
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Date of Publication
2010
Physical Description
589 p.
ISBN
9781449618049
Subjects (MeSH)
Disaster Medicine
Disaster Planning
Emergency Medical Services - organization & administration
Subjects (LCSH)
Disaster medicine
Emergency management
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e-Book
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Essentials of Terror Medicine

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edited by Shmuel C. Shapira, Jeffrey S. Hammond, Leonard A. Cole. --New York, NY: Springer , c2009.
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Shapira, Shmuel C
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Hammond, Jeffrey S
Cole, Leonard A
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edited by Shmuel C. Shapira, Jeffrey S. Hammond, Leonard A. Cole
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2009
ISBN
9780387094120
Subjects (MeSH)
Terrorism
Disaster Planning
Disaster Medicine
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
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e-Book
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Fire officer's guide to disaster control

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Kramer, William M. (3rd ed.) --Tulsa, OK: PennWell , 2009.
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Kramer, William M
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
Tulsa, OK
Publisher
PennWell
Date of Publication
2009
Physical Description
490 p.
ISBN
[9781593701895]
Subjects (MeSH)
Disasters
Disaster Planning
Emergency Responders
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency management
Fire departments
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Handbook of emergency response : a human factors and systems engineering approach

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edited by Adedeji B. Badiru, LeeAnn Racz. --Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press , c2014.
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Badiru, Adedeji Bodunde
Racz, LeeAnn
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edited by Adedeji B. Badiru, LeeAnn Racz
Place of Publication
Boca Raton, FL
Publisher
CRC Press
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxxiii, 724 p.)
Series Title
Industrial innovation series
ISBN
9781466514577 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Disaster Planning
Emergency Responders
Ergonomics
Rescue Work - methods
Rescue Work - organization & administration
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency management - Technological innovations
Rescue work
Survival and emergency equipment
Incident command systems
Human engineering
Contents
Contents: Robotic technologies for first response: A review -- A practical, simplified chemical agent sensor placement methodology -- Harnessing disruptive technologies: Quick systems engineering for emergency response -- An emerging framework for unmanned aircraft systems in the national airspace system: Opportunities and challenges for first responders and emergency management -- Optimization in evacuation route planning -- Evacuation planning, analysis, and management -- Hierarchical optimization for helicopter mission planning in large-scale emergencies -- Planning and management of transportation systems for evacuation -- Riverflow prediction for emergency response: Military applications using artificial neural networks -- Understanding the influence of the "cry wolf hypothesis" and "false alarm effect" on public response to emergency warnings -- Accessible emergency management: A human factors engineering approach -- Framework for preparing for the unprepared -- Lest we forget: A critical analysis of bioterrorist incidents, national exercises, and U.S. prevention, response, and recovery strategies -- Resilience to WMD: Communication and active participation are key -- First responders: A biomechanical evaluation of supply distribution -- Dynamics and dangers of therapeutic strategies for organophosphate poisoning: A physiologically based model -- Coordinated project systems approach to emergency response -- Overcoming obstacles to integrated response among incongruent organizations -- Decisions in disaster recovery operations: A game theoretic perspective on organization cooperation -- Integrating Department of Defense response with nongovernmental organizations during a disaster -- Time is a murderer: The cost of critical path drag in emergency response -- Coordination and control in emergency response -- Managing the complexities of incident command -- Begin with the end in mind: An all-hazards systems approach to waste management planning for homeland security incidents -- Creating effective response communications -- Assessing the state of knowledge about emergency management in other countries -- Framework for real-time, all-hazards global situational awareness -- All-hazards response team preparation: Planning and training concepts -- Medical supply chain resiliency in disasters -- Decision support for inland waterways emergency response.
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Managing spontaneous community volunteers in disasters : a field manual

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Orloff, Lisa. --London, England: CRC Press , 2011.
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Orloff, Lisa
Place of Publication
London, England
Publisher
CRC Press
Date of Publication
2011
Physical Description
312 p.
ISBN
9781439818343
Subjects (MeSH)
Disaster Planning
Rescue Work - organization & administration
Volunteers
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency management
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e-Book
Publication Type
Handbook
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Manual for child health workers in major disasters

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[by] Norman L. Farberow [and] Norma S. Gordon. --Rockville, MD: United States Department of Health and Human Services , [1981?].
Call Number
WX 185 F18 1981
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WX 185 F18 1981
Author
Farberow, Norman L.
Corporate Author
United States Department of Health and Human Services. Public Health Service
Other Authors
Gordon, Norma S.
Other Authors
United States Department of Health and Human Services. Public Health Service
United States. National Institute of Mental Health
Responsibility
[by] Norman L. Farberow [and] Norma S. Gordon
Place of Publication
Rockville, MD
Publisher
United States Department of Health and Human Services
Date of Publication
[1981?]
Physical Description
106 p. : ill.
Subjects (MeSH)
Disasters
Emergency Medical Services
Disaster Planning
Child Behavior
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
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1
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2 weeks
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Mass fatalities : managing the community response

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Teahen, Peter R. --London, England: CRC Press , 2012.
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Teahen, Peter R
Place of Publication
London, England
Publisher
CRC Press
Date of Publication
2012
Physical Description
402 p.
ISBN
9781439849033
Subjects (MeSH)
Disasters
Disaster Planning
Volunteers - organization & administration
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency management
Volunteers
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e-Book
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Next catastrophe : reducing our vulnerabilities to natural, industrial and terrorist disasters

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Perrow, Charles. --Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press , 2011.
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Perrow, Charles
Alternate Title
The next catastrophe
Place of Publication
Princeton, NJ
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Date of Publication
2011
Physical Description
430 p.
ISBN
9781400838516
Subjects (MeSH)
Civil Defense
Disasters
Disaster Planning
Terrorism - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency management
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e-Book
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Nursing Management of Pediatric Disaster

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Catherine J. Goodhue, Nancy Blake, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This textbook describes what nurses need to know about pediatric disaster nursing, including public policy, and addresses preparedness for all types of disasters (natural and man-made) and strategies for hospital, school and community preparedness. The book opens with a brief history of disaster nursing and explains the key differences between pediatric and adult disaster nursing. Recent years have been marked by numerous man-made and natural disasters, which have led nurses to seek new resourc…
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Goodhue, Catherine J.
Blake, Nancy
Responsibility
Catherine J. Goodhue, Nancy Blake, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (vi, 413 p.) : 54 illus., 47 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030434281
9783030434274 (Print ed.)
9783030434298 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Disasters
Disaster Planning
Emergency Nursing
Pediatric Nursing
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Nursing
Pediatrics
Abstract
This textbook describes what nurses need to know about pediatric disaster nursing, including public policy, and addresses preparedness for all types of disasters (natural and man-made) and strategies for hospital, school and community preparedness. The book opens with a brief history of disaster nursing and explains the key differences between pediatric and adult disaster nursing. Recent years have been marked by numerous man-made and natural disasters, which have led nurses to seek new resources to be better prepared, in their role as nurses, for all types of disasters. Responding to this lack of resources, the book focuses on the unique needs of babies and children. It is the first and only textbook on pediatric disaster preparedness to include both the physical and psychological effects of disaster. Key aspects covered include: the psychosocial differences in and how to approach children; family reunification; medications, supplies and equipment; and decontamination. Given its breadth of coverage, the book is well suited as a textbook for nursing classes, while also offering a valuable resource for nurses working in the field.
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. History of Disaster Nursing -- 3. National Disaster Planning and Policy -- 4. Incident Command System -- 5. Types of Disasters -- 6. General Disaster Preparedness for Families -- 7. Physical Development and Disaster Preparedness in Children -- 8. Children with Special Health Care Needs and Disasters -- 9. Decontamination -- 10. Disaster Shelters -- 11. Family Reunification -- 12. Supporting Children and Families in the Aftermath of Disasters -- 13. Hospital Preparedness -- 14. Emergency and Disaster Nursing in Schools -- 15. Child Care Preparedness -- 16. Office Preparedness -- 17. Breastfeeding Issues -- 18. Getting Involved: A Practical Approach to Deployment as a Nurse or Health Care Professional Volunteer.
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Principles of emergency management : hazard specific issues and mitigation strategies

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Fagel, Michael J. --London, UK: CRC Press , 2011.
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Fagel, Michael J
Place of Publication
London, UK
Publisher
CRC Press
Date of Publication
2011
Physical Description
569 p.
ISBN
9781439871218
Subjects (MeSH)
Disaster Planning
Relief Work - organization & administration
Public-Private Sector Partnerships
Subjects (LCSH)
Disaster relief
Emergency management
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e-Book
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The Role of Nurses in Disaster Management in Asia Pacific

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Sheila Bonito, Hiroko Minami, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book documents how nurses have shown their dedication, courage, expertise and compassion in helping communities prepare for, respond to and recover from disastrous events. It aims to inspire and equip nurses and other health professionals to help people in disaster-affected areas and contribute to community resilience. The last decade (2005-2015) has been characterized by a number of overwhelming natural disasters - tropical storms, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis; and threats of emerging in…
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Bonito, Sheila
Minami, Hiroko
Responsibility
Sheila Bonito, Hiroko Minami, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 115 pages) : 34 illus., 33 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319413099
9783319413082 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Asia
Disaster Planning
Emergency Nursing
Nurse's Role
Pacific Islands
Abstract
This book documents how nurses have shown their dedication, courage, expertise and compassion in helping communities prepare for, respond to and recover from disastrous events. It aims to inspire and equip nurses and other health professionals to help people in disaster-affected areas and contribute to community resilience. The last decade (2005-2015) has been characterized by a number of overwhelming natural disasters - tropical storms, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis; and threats of emerging infectious diseases - SARS, MERSCoV and Ebola around the world. Countries from the Asia Pacific region, such as Australia, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, India, Japan, Nepal, Philippines, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Thailand and Vanuatu, have borne the brunt of the devastation caused by these catastrophic events. Nurses from these countries have stepped in providing emergency care in hospitals and in the field, addressing public health needs in evacuation centers, supporting epidemiologic surveillance and conducting health education, training and research, to help save lives and support communities build back better.
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. The Role of Nurses in Disaster Management in Asia Pacific Cyclone Yasi: Far North Queensland, Australia -- 3. Cambodia: Nurses’ Role During Riverine Floods -- 4. China: Disaster Nursing Enlightened by the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake -- 5. Indonesia: Lesson Learned from Yogyakarta and Central Java Earthquakes -- 6. Japan: Pairing Support Activities Between Universities After the Great East Japan Earthquake -- 7. Nepal: The Role of Nurses After Nepal Earthquake 2015 -- 8. Philippines: The Role of the Philippine Nurses Association in Disaster Preparedness and Response During Typhoon Haiyan -- 9. Solomon Islands: The Role of Nurses in the April Floods in Honiara City and Guadalcanal -- 10. South Korea: The Role of Nurses in Ebola Preparedness -- 11. Tonga: Cyclone Ian, Ha’apai Islands -- 12. Summary and Conclusion.
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Toxico-terrorism : emergency response and clinical approach to chemical, biological, and radiological agents

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[edited by] Robin B. McFee, Jerrold B. Leikin. --New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Medical , c2008.
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McFee, Robin B
Other Authors
Leikin, Jerrold B
Responsibility
[edited by] Robin B. McFee, Jerrold B. Leikin
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Medical
Date of Publication
c2008
ISBN
9780071593557
0071593551
Subjects (MeSH)
Bioterrorism - prevention & control
Chemical Terrorism - prevention & control
Emergency Medical Services
Disaster Planning
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