ISBN-10:
0763758701
ISBN-13:
9780763758707
Pub. Date:
10/05/2010
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Emergency Public Health: Preparedness And Response / Edition 1

Emergency Public Health: Preparedness And Response / Edition 1

by Girish Bobby Kapur, Jeffrey P. Smith

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ISBN-13: 9780763758707
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 10/05/2010
Edition description: 1E
Pages: 572
Sales rank: 354,422
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Director of Educational Affairs, Baylor College of Medicine


Co-Director, Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington D.C., Director of Clinical Operations, GWU Hospital Emergency Department

Table of Contents


SectionIntroduction
Chapter1 The Role of Public Health in Times of Population Crises and Emergencies
Section1 Government and Public Health Emergencies
Chapter2 Government Capacity: Federal, State, and Local Agencies and Responsibilities
Chapter3 Public Health Law
Chapter4 National Response Plan
Chapter5 Emerging Public Health Systems: Post-conflict and Post-Disaster Settings
Section2 Private Sector and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO's)
Chapter6 Public-Private Partnerships during Emergencies
Chapter7 Non-Governmental Organizations Response to Crises
Chapter8 Technology and Public Health Crises
Section3 Public Health Tools during Emergencies
Chapter9 Epidemiological Studies
Chapter10 Surveillance and Monitoring
Chapter11 Rapid Needs Assessment
Section4 Infectious Diseases Emergencies
Chapter12 Contagious Diseases Epidemics
Chapter13 Pandemic Influenza
Chapter14 Emerging and Remerging Infectious Diseases
Section5 Terrorism
Chapter15 Bombing Events
Chapter16 Biological Agents
Chapter17 Chemical Agents
Chapter18 Radiological Agents
Section6 Natural Disasters
Chapter19 Earthquakes
Chapter20 Hurricanes, Tsunamis, and Cyclones
Chapter21 Extreme Temperature Emergencies: Heat Waves and Cold Storms
Section7 Industrial Emergencies
Chapter22 Hazardous Substances
Chapter23 Nuclear Energy Reactors
Section8 Special Populations and Issues
Chapter24 Mental Health Emergencies and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Chapter25 Children and Public Health Emergencies
Chapter26 Substance Abuse and Public Health Crises

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