Medical Response to Terrorism: Preparedness and Clinical Practice

Publication Year: 2004

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Keyes, Daniel C.; Burstein, Jonathan L.; Schwartz, Richard B.; Swienton, Raymond E.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-174986-2

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 92

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Comprehensive guide for emergency departments and personnel

A practical, no-nonsense guide on preparing for and responding to terrorist events. Response tactics are broken down in a systematic format that includes background, triage, decontamination, signs and symptoms, medical management, personnel protection, and guidelines for notifying public health networks. Algorithms show when to suspect and how to recognize exposure and detail signs and symptoms and management protocols.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Keyes, Daniel C.; Burstein, Jonathan L.; Schwartz, Richard B.; Swienton, Raymond E.
ISBN: 978-0-78-174986-2
Specialty:
Epidemiology
Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Toxicology
Emergency Medical Technology
Emergency Medicine & Trauma
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 581
Illustrations: 148
Year: 2004
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 92

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