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Overview

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 recommendations, this second edition contains six new chapters:



• Emergency Health Services (EMS and other first responders)
• Burn Assessment and Management
• Explosive & Traumatic Terrorism
• Caring for High-Risk, High-Vulnerability Patients
• Emerging Infectious Disease (avian and other flu pandemics)
• Chemical Decontamination

All content reflects the guidelines provided in the Federal Disaster Response Plan and the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and therapeutic recommendations from the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Disaster Nursing will prepare any nurse or EMS team to provide health care under a variety of disaster conditions.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Charlotte A. Walker, MNSc (Central Arkansas Veterans Hospital)
Description: This multipurpose book provides nurses with a foundation of knowledge, a tool box of skills, and a ready reference for preparing and dealing with disasters. The first edition was published in 2002.
Purpose: With the heightened awareness of potential disasters, books on disaster nursing and emergency preparedness are now in high demand. The purpose of this book is to provide the most current, valid, and reliable information available to help prepare nurses keep themselves, their patients, and families safe during any disaster event. This book meets the author's objectives with well organized information and engaging text.
Audience: This book targets nurses and nurse practitioners, instead of the usual audience of physicians and public health officials. Dr. Veenema and the numerous contributors have extensive and impressive credentials in disaster nursing and emergency medicine.
Features: To quote the author, "This book is broad in scope and deep in detail." The book is set up as a teaching, learning, and reference tool. Each chapter begins with key messages, learning objectives, and a chapter overview. Most chapters end with a summary, critical actions, and a vast reference list. Some chapters add study questions and Internet activities and links. The chapters cover general topics such as disaster management, triage, and restoring public health as well as specific like burn casualty, biological agents, and the unique needs of children during disasters. The book ends with several appendixes of disaster summaries, a glossary, and an index.
Assessment: The first edition of this book was published shortly after the 9/11 attacks and several years before Hurricane Katrina. This second edition strives to include the many lessons learned from these and other disasters. I would recommend this book to anyone who is involved in disaster preparedness and to any nurse who is intelligent enough to recognize the dangers in today's world.
Library Journal
The events of 9/11 have inspired many new disaster readiness texts, but none has been geared solely toward the largest segment of the healthcare work force: nurses. Editor Veenema (nursing and emergency medicine, Univ. of Rochester) wants to better prepare that work force to respond to any disaster or public health emergency. That mission is to be accomplished through a clear, well-organized presentation of disaster management within multiple nursing contexts such as hospitals, public-health programs, and government agencies. Veenema deftly covers concepts from public health and medicine but never loses sight of her target audience. She discusses the historical nursing role in disaster planning/ relief and shapes a new and expanded role for the future. Every chapter contains an overview, learning objectives, key messages, study questions, and case studies. This practical and timely text is recommended for academic libraries supporting nursing, medical or public health programs, hospital libraries, and municipal/governmental libraries.-Bridget Faricy-Beredo, Lorain Cty. Community Coll., Elyria, OH Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826121448
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/18/2007
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 680
  • Product dimensions: 8.66 (w) x 11.24 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, CPNP, FAAN, is Founder and President of TENER Consulting Group, LLC. A nationally recognized expert in disaster preparedness and emergency management, Dr. Veenema is a frequent speaker, author, and consultant to health care and human service organizations nationwide. Specializing in workforce development, she provides strategic guidance, technical expertise and consulting services related to work redesign in disaster preparedness and emergency medical services, and emerging clinical decision support analyses. She has served as senior consultant to the American Red Cross, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the VA, Department of Health and Human Services, and the National Commission on Children & Disasters. Her work has prepared thousands of nurses for disaster response. Dr. Veenema is a nationally Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and was recognized as a distinguished practitioner by her election into the National Academies of Practice in 2004. She was selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow (2004-2007) and a Senior Fellow in Nursing Policy & Philanthropy at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and at the Center for State Health Policy, Rutgers University (2008-2009). She has served on the editorial board for the AMA sponsored Journal of Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, and was inducted as a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. In April 2010, Dr. Veenema was honored with the Distinguished Leadership Award from her alma mater, Suffield Academy.

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Table of Contents

  1. About the Editor

    Preface

    Acknowledgments

    Contributors

    Dedication

    Foreword (Eric K. Noji)

    Foreword (Colleen Conway-Welch)

    Special Foreword (Loretta C. Ford)

    Part I: Disaster Preparedness

  2. Essentials of Disaster Planning, Tener Goodwin Veneema
  3. Leadership and Coordination in Disaster Health Care Systems: The Federal Disaster Response Network, Roberta Lavin, Lynn Slepski, and Tener Goodwin Veenema
  4. Emergency Health Services, Jeremy T. Cushman, Manish N. Shah, Charles L. Maddow, and Jonnathan Busko
  5. American Red Cross Disaster Health Services and Disaster Nursing, Dianne Yeater and Nancy McKelvey
  6. Understanding the Psychosocial Impact of Disasters, Kathleen Coyne Plum
  7. Legal and Ethical Issues in Disaster Response, Amy T. Campbell, Kevin D. Hart, and Sally A. Norton
  8. Crisis Communication: The Role of the Media, Brigitte L. Nacos
  9. Part II: Disaster Management

  10. Disaster Management, Kristine Qureshi and Kristine M. Gebbie
  11. Disaster Triage, Kristine Qureshi and Tener Goodwin Veenema
  12. Restoring Public Health under Disaster Conditions: Basic Sanitation, Water and Food Supply, and Shelter, Tener Goodwin Veenema
  13. Managing Emergencies Outside of the Hospital: Special Events, Mass Gatherings, and Mass Casualty Incidents, Tener Goodwin Veenema
  14. Management of Burn Mass Casualty Incidents, Christopher Lentz, Dixie Reid, Brooke Rera, and Kerry Kehoe
  15. Traumatic Injury Due To Explosives and Blast Effects, Tara Sacco
  16. Management of Psychosocial Effects, Kathleen Coyne Plum and Tener Goodwin Veenema
  17. Unique Needs of Children during Disasters and Other Public Health Emergencies, Lisa Marie Bernardo
  18. Identifying and Accommodating High-Risk and High-Vulnerability Populations, Alan Clive, Elizabeth A. Davis, Jane A. Kushma, and Jennifer Mincin
  19. Part III: Natural and Environmental Disasters

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

  23. Biological and Chemical Terrorism: A Unique Threat, Eric Croddy and Gary Ackerman
  24. Surveillance Systems for Detection of Biological Events, Erica Rihl Pryor
  25. Biological Agents of Concern, David C. Pigott and Ziad N. Kazzi
  26. Early Recognition and Detection of Biological Events, Erica Rihl Pryor
  27. Emerging Infectious Disease, Jennifer A. Byrnes
  28. Design and Implementation of Mass Immunization and Prophylactic Treatment Clinics, Kathryn McCabe Votava
  29. Chemical Agents of Concern, Tener Goodwin Veenema, John Benitez, and Sharon Benware
  30. Mass Casualty Decontamination, Tener Goodwin Veenema
  31. Radiological Incidents and Emergencies, Andrew Karam
  32. Part V: Special Topics

  33. Directions for Nursing Education, Joan M. Stanley and Tener Goodwin Veenema
  34. Directions for Nursing Research and Development, Richard Ricciardi, Janice B. Griffin Agazio, Roberta P. Lavin and Patricia Hinton Walker
  35. Global Issues in Disaster Relief Nursing, Pat Deeny, Kevin Davies, Mark Gillespie, and Wendy Spencer
  36. The Role and Preparation of the Public Health Nurse for Disaster Response, Joy Spellman
  37. 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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