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Public health management of disasters : the practice guide / Linda Young Landesman.

Author:
Landesman, Linda Young [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Washington, DC : American Public Health Association, c2012.
Εdition:
3rd ed.
Description:
xxvi, 534 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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,
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780875530048 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0875530044 (pbk : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2011018914
OCLC:
723034575
Related name:
RCP:
C - O