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Public health management of disasters : the practice guide
Linda Young Landesman.
Veterinary Medicine Library Call Number
  Stacks RA645.9 .L36 2012 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9780875530048 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0875530044 (pbk : alk. paper)
  • OCLC Number: 723034575
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

Types of disasters and their consequences -- Role and responsibility of public health -- Structure and organization of health management in disaster response -- Disaster-related surveillance and emergency information systems -- Hazard assessment, vulnerability analysis, risk assessment, and rapid health assessment -- Disaster communications -- Essentials of disaster planning -- Environmental and occupational health issues -- Behavioral health strategies -- Vulnerable populations -- Public health response to emerging infections and biological incidents -- Public health considerations in recovery and reconstruction -- Evaluation methods for assessing public health and medical response to disasters -- Ethical considerations in public health emergencies,