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Making sense of disaster medicine : a hands-on guide for medics / James I.D.M. Matheson, Alan Hawley, [editors].

Contributor(s): Matheson, James I. D. M | Hawley, Alan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Medicine Net Base eBooks.Publisher: London : Hodder Arnold, c2010Description: xxv, 310 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781444128468 (ebook : PDF).Subject(s): Disaster medicine | Emergency medicineAdditional physical formats: No titleLOC classification: RC86.7 | M355 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Also available in print format.
Contents:
1. Disaster medicine : Evolution of a specialty -- 2. The medical response to domestic terrorism and major incident management -- 3. Managing national mass casualty incidents -- 4. Classification of disasters -- 5. Pre- and post-deployment -- 6. Medicine in the field -- 7. Surgery in disasters -- 8. Psychological aspects of conflict and catastrophe -- 9. Marginalized groups in disasters -- 10. Healthcare in refugee populations -- 11. The realities of war -- 12. The hazards of the job -- 13. The ethics of disaster medicine -- 14. Electives in the developing world.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Disaster medicine : Evolution of a specialty -- 2. The medical response to domestic terrorism and major incident management -- 3. Managing national mass casualty incidents -- 4. Classification of disasters -- 5. Pre- and post-deployment -- 6. Medicine in the field -- 7. Surgery in disasters -- 8. Psychological aspects of conflict and catastrophe -- 9. Marginalized groups in disasters -- 10. Healthcare in refugee populations -- 11. The realities of war -- 12. The hazards of the job -- 13. The ethics of disaster medicine -- 14. Electives in the developing world.

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Author notes provided by Syndetics

Dr James IDM Matheson MBBS, BA (Hons), Academic Foundation Programme, Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Catastrophes & Conflict Forum, Royal Society of Medicine, Faculty of Conflict & Catastrophe Medicine, Society of Apothecaries, London<br> <br> Professor Alan Hawley, OBE QHP, Professor of Disaster Medicine, Professor of Disaster Studies and Director of the Disasters and Resilience Centre, University of Glamorgan

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