Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards / Edition 1

Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards / Edition 1

by Tener Goodwin Veenema PhD, MPH, MS
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826121438

ISBN-13: 9780826121431

Pub. Date: 08/18/2003

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

This comprehensive textbook is designed to prepare any nurse to provide health care under disaster conditions. The content ranges from general principles of disaster preparation and management to management of specific types of disasters. Natural and environmental disasters are amply discussed. However, the special emphasis of the book is response to disasters

Overview

This comprehensive textbook is designed to prepare any nurse to provide health care under disaster conditions. The content ranges from general principles of disaster preparation and management to management of specific types of disasters. Natural and environmental disasters are amply discussed. However, the special emphasis of the book is response to disasters caused by biological, chemical, and radiological agents. Vital information on post-disaster restoration of basic public health, psychological effects, and establishing communication is provided. Each chapter is prefaced with "Key Messages" and "Learning Objectives," and followed by "Study Questions" and "Internet Activities." Numerous case studies bring the reader into contact with professionals from organizations crucial to the U.S. disaster response. The Appendix includes an extensive listing of Internet resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826121431
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/18/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
616
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

    About the Editor

    Preface

    Acknowledgments

    Contributors

    Dedication

    Foreword (Eric K. Noji)

    Foreword (Colleen Conway-Welch)

    Special Foreword (Loretta C. Ford)

    Part I: Disaster Preparedness

  1. Essentials of Disaster Planning, Tener Goodwin Veneema

  2. Leadership and Coordination in Disaster Health Care Systems: The Federal Disaster Response Network, Roberta Lavin, Lynn Slepski, and Tener Goodwin Veenema

  3. Emergency Health Services, Jeremy T. Cushman, Manish N. Shah, Charles L. Maddow, and Jonnathan Busko

  4. American Red Cross Disaster Health Services and Disaster Nursing, Dianne Yeater and Nancy McKelvey

  5. Understanding the Psychosocial Impact of Disasters, Kathleen Coyne Plum

  6. Legal and Ethical Issues in Disaster Response, Amy T. Campbell, Kevin D. Hart, and Sally A. Norton

  7. Crisis Communication: The Role of the Media, Brigitte L. Nacos
  8. Part II: Disaster Management

  9. Disaster Management, Kristine Qureshi and Kristine M. Gebbie

  10. Disaster Triage, Kristine Qureshi and Tener Goodwin Veenema

  11. Restoring Public Health under Disaster Conditions: Basic Sanitation, Water and Food Supply, and Shelter, Tener Goodwin Veenema

  12. Managing Emergencies Outside of the Hospital: Special Events, Mass Gatherings, and Mass Casualty Incidents, Tener Goodwin Veenema

  13. Management of Burn Mass Casualty Incidents, Christopher Lentz, Dixie Reid, Brooke Rera, and Kerry Kehoe

  14. Traumatic Injury Due To Explosives and Blast Effects, TaraSacco

  15. Management of Psychosocial Effects, Kathleen Coyne Plum and Tener Goodwin Veenema

  16. Unique Needs of Children during Disasters and Other Public Health Emergencies, Lisa Marie Bernardo

  17. Identifying and Accommodating High-Risk and High-Vulnerability Populations, Alan Clive, Elizabeth A. Davis, Jane A. Kushma, and Jennifer Mincin
  18. Part III: Natural and Environmental Disasters

  19. Natural Disasters, Linda Young Landesman and Tener Goodwin Veenema

  20. Environmental Disasters and Emergencies, Tener Goodwin Veenema
  21. Part IV: Disasters Caused by Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Agents

  22. Biological and Chemical Terrorism: A Unique Threat, Eric Croddy and Gary Ackerman

  23. Surveillance Systems for Detection of Biological Events, Erica Rihl Pryor

  24. Biological Agents of Concern, David C. Pigott and Ziad N. Kazzi

  25. Early Recognition and Detection of Biological Events, Erica Rihl Pryor

  26. Emerging Infectious Disease, Jennifer A. Byrnes

  27. Design and Implementation of Mass Immunization and Prophylactic Treatment Clinics, Kathryn McCabe Votava

  28. Chemical Agents of Concern, Tener Goodwin Veenema, John Benitez, and Sharon Benware

  29. Mass Casualty Decontamination, Tener Goodwin Veenema

  30. Radiological Incidents and Emergencies, Andrew Karam
  31. Part V: Special Topics

  32. Directions for Nursing Education, Joan M. Stanley and Tener Goodwin Veenema

  33. Directions for Nursing Research and Development, Richard Ricciardi, Janice B. Griffin Agazio, Roberta P. Lavin and Patricia Hinton Walker

  34. Global Issues in Disaster Relief Nursing, Pat Deeny, Kevin Davies, Mark Gillespie, and Wendy Spencer

  35. The Role and Preparation of the Public Health Nurse for Disaster Response, Joy Spellman
  36. Epilogue: Disaster Recovery: Creating Sustainable Communities, Tener Goodwin Veenema

    APPENDICES

    I. Internet Resources on Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Care, and Bioterrorism

    II. Glossary of Terms Commonly Used in Disaster Preparedness and Response

    III. Bioterrorism & Emergency Readiness: Competencies for All Public Health Workers

    IV. Federal Emergency Management Agency: Emergency Response Action Steps

    V. Anthrax Summary

    VI. Botulism Summary

    VII. Plague Summary

    VIII. Smallpox Summary

    IX. Tularemia Summary

    X. Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers Summary

    XI. Biological Weapon (BW) Agent Lab Identification

    XII. Patient Isolation Precautions

    XIII. Creating a Personal Disaster Plan

    Index

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