Princeton University Library Catalog

Death in large numbers : the science, policy, and management of mass fatality events / Elin A. Gursky & Marcella Farinelli Fierro, editors.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Chicago : American Medical Association, c2012.
Description:
xxvi, 491 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Summary note:
"A guide and reference to address the gap across the science, policy and management areas. Resource for diagnostic and decision making, offers the context in which to manage mass fatality"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Mass fatality events in history -- Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE) events and risks -- DNA victim identification -- Forensic and odontology anthropology -- Radiology in mass fatalities and new imaging techniques -- Mass animal fatalities in response to animal health emergencies : depopulation and disposal of livestock -- Civil-military integration for mass fatality events -- Legal aspects of mass fatality events -- Financial aspects of mass fatality : compensation and reparation -- Psychological issues and mass death -- Critical aspects of mass fatality planning for state and local governments -- Risk communication during disasters and mass fatality events -- The role of the disaster mortuary operational response team (DMORT) in mass fatality events -- Social and cultural issues : resiliency and the role of family assistance centers -- The scale and scope of mass fatality : perspectives from two field studies -- Education and training of health professionals for mass fatality events -- Concluding remarks by the honorable Bob Graham.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781603596299
  • 1603596291
LCCN:
2011015506
OCLC:
712765638
Related name:
RCP:
C - S