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

Author
Landesman, Linda Young [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
3rd ed.
Published/​Created
Washington, DC : American Public Health Association, c2012.
Description
xxvi, 534 p. ; 23 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Related name
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,
ISBN
  • 9780875530048 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0875530044 (pbk : alk. paper)
LCCN
2011018914
OCLC
723034575
RCP
C - O