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Disaster Preparedness and Management / Edition 1

Disaster Preparedness and Management / Edition 1

by Michael Beach DNP, ACNP-BC, PNP, Beach
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  • Essential content on developing protocols to prepare for and deal with a disaster.
  • Personal and institutional preparedness plans for home, travel, and workplace.
  • How to prepare for and function effectively when confronted with…violent weatherterrorismchemical, radiological, and biological agentsexplosivespandemicsshootings • and workplace violence.
  • Coverage of the National Institute Management System, triage, and patient flow for the hospital and the field.
  • Drills and tabletop exercises.
  • Alert Boxes with critical, need-to-know information, including serious or life-threatening signs and symptoms and important clinical practice points.
  • Easy-to-reference“Why is this important” and “Evidence for practice” boxes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803621749
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 04/20/2010
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

  1. Disaster Basics
  2. Triage
  3. Preparedness for the Hospital and Other Institutions
  4. Personal Preparedness
  5. Violent Weather
  6. Pandemics
  7. Domestic Terrorism: Violence in the Workplace and Schools
  8. Biological Agents
  9. Chemical Agents
  10. Weapons of Mass Destruction Explosives
  11. References


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