Health and Medical Aspects of Disaster Preparedness

Health and Medical Aspects of Disaster Preparedness

by John C. Duffy (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461278801
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 10/04/2011
Series: Nato Challenges of Modern Society , #14
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Disaster Medicine - An Overall Response to Disaster Situations NATO - Joint Civil/Military Group.- Teaching and Training In Emergency and Disaster Medicine.- A Planning Model for Disaster Response.- The French Armed Services Health Department: Its Role Facing Natural Disasters.- Veterans Administration Health Care System Experience With Natural Disasters.- Chemical Hazards on Ships, Especially Tankers: Toxicargo in General and Chemical Tankers Chemical Hazards on Board.- Veterinary Services in Disasters and Emergencies.- Disaster Planning that Addresses the Preservation of Cultural Property.- A Review of Medical Response to Disaster Casualties.- Common Psychological Themes in Societies’ Reaction To Terrorism and Disasters.- Psychological Training of Disaster Workers.- Role and Function of Antipoison Centers in Toxicological Emergencies and Disasters.- Injury Patterns Associated with Earthquakes.- A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Medical Management of Man-Made and Natural Toxic Disasters.- The Aircraft Disaster.

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