Publication Year: 2007
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: David E. Hogan DO, FACEP; Jonathan L. Burstein MD, FACEP
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 95
Only comprehensive reference on disaster medicine.
Written by more than 30 emergency physicians with first-hand experience handling medical care during disasters. Provides information every emergency department needs to prepare for and handle challenges of natural and manmade disasters. Contributors present guidelines for assessing affected population's health care needs, establishing priorities, allocating resources, and treating individuals.