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Medical Response to Terrorism: Preparedness and Clinical Practice

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Medical Response to Terrorism: Preparedness and Clinical Practice
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This comprehensive reference provides all the information emergency departments and personnel need to prepare for and respond to terrorist events. The first section covers all agents potentially used in terrorist attacksuchemical, biologic, toxicologic, nuclear, and explosiveuin a systematic format that includes background, triage, decontamination, signs and symptoms, medical management, personnel protection, and guidelines for notifying public health networks. Algorithms show when to suspect and how to recognise exposure and detail signs and symptoms and management protocols. The second section focuses on all-hazards preparedness for hospitals, communities, emergency medical services, and the media, and includes an important chapter on simulation of disasters
Release date NZ
October 1st, 2004
Contributors
Edited by Jonathan L. Burstein Edited by Raymond E. Swienton Edited by Richard B. Schwartz Editor-in-chief Daniel C. Keyes
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Pages
581
Dimensions
178x254x27
ISBN-13
9780781749862
Product ID
1837438

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