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Public health management of disasters : the practice guide
Landesman, Linda Young.
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Washington, DC : American Public Health Association, [2001]

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xiv, 273 pages ; 23 cm
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 -- Environmental health issues -- Mental health strategies -- Essentials of disaster planning -- Public health response to emerging infections and bioterrorism -- Public Health considerations in recovery and reconstruction -- Evaluation methods for assessing medical and public health response to disasters -- App. A. Terms commonly used in disaster preparedness and response -- App. B. Acronyms commonly used in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery -- App. C. Useful Internet sites -- App. D. First aid kit supplies -- App. E. Incident Commander's considerations for managing nuclear, biological, and chemical incident -- App. F. List of offices of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) -- App. G. Emergency management standards of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) -- App. H. Required elements of hazard analysis -- App. I. Common foodborne diseases caused by bacteria -- App. J. Federal Communications Commission Rules -- App. K. Key elements of a public health preparedness program
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