Jane's Mass Casualty Handbook

Pre-hospital; Emergency Preparedness and Response
Author: Craig DeAtley
Publisher: Janes Information Group
ISBN: 9780710625915
Category: Medical
Page: 372
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Jane's Mass Casualty Handbook: Pre-Hospital provides detailed planning, response and recovery information for paramedics and other on-scene emergency responders. This valuable resource identifies critical planning issues and presents important checklists and response considerations in a succinct and user-friendly format. The recommendations provide realistic and useful guidance for the entire pre-hospital system.

Medical Disaster Response

A Survival Guide for Hospitals in Mass Casualty Events
Author: David Goldschmitt,Robert Bonvino
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420061240
Category: Medical
Page: 864
View: 5817
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While the job of a clinician in a disaster scenario is to save lives without regard for the cause or rationale for the injury, medical and emergency professionals who understand the diverse aspects of a disaster are better equipped to respond effectively. Giving emergency personnel the tools they need to perform in catastrophic situations, Medical Disaster Response: A Survival Guide for Hospitals in Mass Casualty Events addresses the critical planning and response issues surrounding a mass casualty disaster before, during, and after the event. The book presents the fundamental components of a comprehensive medical disaster management plan that provides readers with a framework for developing individual policies to suit their particular institution. It examines natural, man-made, and terrorist disasters, and offers insight into the different strategies required for distinct scenarios, as well as the need to be prepared for the cascade effect of secondary events resulting from the original disaster. Real case studies examining medical disaster response This volume provides a powerful and unique case example through a chronology of the events of September 11th, offering a firsthand account and insight into the quintessential test case for disaster response effectiveness. It also profiles other notorious events—including Hurricane Katrina, the Madrid bombings, the SARS outbreak in 2004, and the sarin gas attack in Tokyo in 2005—as seen through the eyes of the expert contributors who witnessed and responded to these tragedies. The book presents the lessons learned from these events by the contributing authors who acted on the front lines of the medical disaster response. It is a valuable reference manual for emergency planning, response, and healthcare professionals to confront future disasters and help prevent and mitigate destruction and unnecessary casualties.

Assessing Medical Preparedness to Respond to a Terrorist Nuclear Event

Workshop Report
Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on Medical Preparedness for a Terrorist Nuclear Event
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309130883
Category: Medical
Page: 188
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A nuclear attack on a large U.S. city by terrorists--even with a low-yield improvised nuclear device (IND) of 10 kilotons or less--would cause a large number of deaths and severe injuries. The large number of injured from the detonation and radioactive fallout that would follow would be overwhelming for local emergency response and health care systems to rescue and treat, even assuming that these systems and their personnel were not themselves incapacitated by the event. The United States has been struggling for some time to address and plan for the threat of nuclear terrorism and other weapons of mass destruction that terrorists might obtain and use. The Department of Homeland Security recently contracted with the Institute of Medicine to hold a workshop, summarized in this volume, to assess medical preparedness for a nuclear detonation of up to 10 kilotons. This book provides a candid and sobering look at our current state of preparedness for an IND, and identifies several key areas in which we might begin to focus our national efforts in a way that will improve the overall level of preparedness.

Oxford Desk Reference: Toxicology


Author: Nick Bateman,Robert Jefferson,Simon Thomas,John Thompson,Allister Vale
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191022489
Category: Medical
Page: 432
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Overdose and poisoning are one of the most frequent acute medical presentations seen in emergency departments, and high dependency and intensive care facilities. The Oxford Desk Reference: Toxicology provides an authoritative guide for the management of patients with poisoning. Each chapter includes key clinical features and potential treatment options to help physicians to assess the potential severity of the poisoned patient and provide the optimum clinical care. A reader-friendly layout ensures that information is easy to find and assimilate, and topics are self-contained to aid quick diagnosis. Presented in an easy-to-use double-page spread format, highly bulleted and concise, the Oxford Desk Reference: Toxicology is ideal for quick referral when an acute problem arises. Contributions from the leading figures in toxicology make this book indispensable for all those involved with the management of poisoned patients, especially trainees and consultants working in emergency medicine, acute medicine, and critical care.

The British National Bibliography


Author: Arthur James Wells
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: English literature
Page: N.A
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Toxic Trauma

A Basic Clinical Guide
Author: David J. Baker
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319409166
Category: Medical
Page: 238
View: 8167
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Winner of BMA Medical Book Award, Highly Commended in Public Health Written for medical professionals, this book provides a concise reference with clear guidelines on how to manage both the victims of chemical agent exposure and the site of the incident. David Baker considers the nature and basic science of the hazards faced as well as the practical management of persons exposed to chemicals and toxins. Praise for the first edition "Toxic Trauma is a welcome addition to the literature. . . . Although written for clinicians, the book contains chapters that should be read by administrators and other health care professionals to ensure they understand and can inform the public in a balanced manner about the logistic considerations, and widespread consequences across systems when an event does occur. Any healthcare library should consider this book an essential text." --Michael Nurok, American Journal of Disaster Medicine "This book excels as a reference for those interested in learning about and designing systems to better handle toxic trauma." --Michael D. Zwank, Doody’s Book Reviews

Journal of Special Operations Medicine


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medicine, Military
Page: N.A
View: 7400
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Toxico-terrorism: Emergency Response and Clinical Approach to Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Agents


Author: Robin McFee,Jerrold Leikin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071471863
Category: Medical
Page: 622
View: 1194
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The emergency medicine expertise you need to prepare for--and manage--any type of bioterrorist attack! Written by emergency room physicians for emergency room physicians, Toxico-terrorism covers every essential aspect of the emergency medical response to microbial, radiological, and chemical agents of terrorism. Turn to any page, and you'll find lifesaving clinical strategies for the management of patients who have been exposed to a biologic, chemical, or nuclear agent. Features A logical, building-block organization filled with key tables and synoptic boxes Important coverage of pre-hospital and EMS issues Insights into the means of transmission, the modes of dispersal, and how secondary infection and/or contamination can occur Overview of bioterror-specific signs and symptoms A section on emergency department preparedness that reviews critical topics such as nursing triage, hospital/facility security, pharmacy preparedness, and hospital staff issues Up-to-date information on labs, microscopy, and radiology Key diagnostic criteria for all agents Thorough coverage of treatment strategies for all agents discussed in the book Infection control modalities Survey of prophylaxis strategies Valuable section on public health considerations

Books in Print


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: American literature
Page: N.A
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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Tod und Leben großer amerikanischer Städte


Author: Jane Jacobs
Publisher: Birkhäuser
ISBN: 3035602123
Category: Architecture
Page: 220
View: 1903
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In The Death and Life of Great American Cities durchleuchtet Jane Jacobs 1961 die fragwürdigen Methoden der Stadtplanung und Stadtsanierung in Amerika, der "New Yorker" nannte es das unkonventionellste und provozierendste Buch über Städtebau seit langem. Die deutsche Ausgabe wurde schnell auch im deutschsprachigem Raum zu einer viel gelesenen und diskutierten Lektüre. Sie ist jetzt wieder in einem Nachdruck zugänglich, mit einem Vorwort von Gerd Albers (1993), das nach der Aktualität dieser Streitschrift fragt.

The Video Source Book

A Guide to Programs Currently Available on Video in the Areas of ...
Author: David J. WEINER
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780787634100
Category: Video recordings
Page: 4029
View: 3771
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National Library of Medicine Current Catalog

Cumulative listing
Author: National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medicine
Page: N.A
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Medical-surgical Nursing

Preparation for Practice
Author: Kathleen S. Osborn,Cheryl E. Wraa,Annita B. Watson
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131781023
Category: Medical
Page: 2447
View: 7701
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A high-level medical-surgical nursing textbook focused on providing students with rationales for why they do what they do, and grounded in critical thinking and evidence-based practice. Medical Surgical Nursing: Preparation for Practice presents a foundation on which to build the nursing practice of today and tomorrow, including the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor skills necessary to practice. Author website: www.authorcasting.com/pearson/osborn/medsurg/cb/

Verbrennungen

Diagnose, Therapie und Rehabilitation des thermischen Traumas
Author: Lars-Peter Kamolz,David N. Herndon,Marc G. Jeschke
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 321179896X
Category: Medical
Page: 251
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Verbrennungen kommen häufig vor, meist als Folge eines Unfalls. Manche Wunden heilen spontan, andere müssen in einem Brandverletzten-Zentrum versorgt werden. Dieses Kompendium bietet einen schnellen Überblick über den aktuellen Wissensstand zur Diagnose und Therapie von Verbrennungen. Erstversorgung, Flächen- und Tiefenbestimmung, chirurgische Versorgung, Haut und Hautersatz sind nur eine kleine Auswahl der behandelten Themen. Das Buch richtet sich an alle Berufsgruppen, die Verbrennungen behandeln, ob als Notarzt, Chirurg oder Pflegekraft.

Eine Erinnerung an Solferino


Author: Jean-Henry Dunant
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Solferino, Battle of, 1859
Page: 128
View: 8581
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Inside IS - 10 Tage im 'Islamischen Staat'


Author: Jürgen Todenhöfer
Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641175526
Category: Political Science
Page: 288
View: 540
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Jürgen Todenhöfers Report über den IS-Terror Im Sommer 2014 führte Jürgen Todenhöfer mehrere Monate lang Gespräche mit deutschen Islamisten (via Skype), die sich dem IS-Staat angeschlossen haben. Die Erkenntnisse, die er in diesen Gesprächen gewann, sind mehr als erschreckend und enthüllen die mörderischen Absichten des sogenannten Kalifats, das einen weltweiten Gottesstaat errichten will und dabei auch vor Massenmorden nicht zurückschreckt, selbst unter Muslimen. Nach der Erweiterung Ihres Staates im Nahen Osten, bei der sie die Nachbarstaaten unterwerfen wollen, haben sie Europa und den Westen im Visier. Im November 2014 fuhr er als bislang weltweit einziger westlicher Journalist in das Zentrum des IS-Staats, nach Mossul, hielt sich dort 10 Tage lang auf und führte weitere Interviews. In seinem Buch beschreibt er eindringlich seine Erlebnisse vor Ort.

Soziologie des Risikos


Author: Niklas Luhmann
Publisher: De Gruyter
ISBN: 9783110129403
Category: Social Science
Page: 252
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Tscherne Unfallchirurgie

Wirbelsäule
Author: Harald Tscherne
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783540624806
Category: Medical
Page: 441
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