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.

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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.
ISBN
  • 9781603596299
  • 1603596291
LCCN
2011015506
OCLC
712765638
RCP
C - S