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Disaster management : medical preparedness, response, and homeland security / editors, Rajesh Arora and Preeti Arora.

Contributor(s): Arora, Rajesh | Arora, Preeti | C.A.B. International.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookWallingford, Oxfordshire : CABI, c2013Description: xvi, 658 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781845939298 (hbk.).Subject(s): Disaster Planning | Civil Defense -- methods | Disaster Medicine -- methods | Emergency Medical Services -- methods | Relief WorkDDC classification: 363.348 DIS Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
A Holistic View to Managing the Inevitable in High-tech and Resource-poor Settings / Rajesh Arora and Preeti Arora -- The Role of the Primary Care Physician in Disasters / Mark K. Huntington -- Manikin Simulation for Mass Casualty Incident Training / Dale S. Vincent and Benjamin W. Berg -- The Role of Social Networking in Disaster Management / Marcia Trainer and Anju Goel -- Regional Disaster Planning for Neonatal Intensive Care / Ronald S. Cohen -- Application of Mobile Grids for Disaster Management / Monideepa Roy and Nandini Mukherjee -- Disaster Point-of-Care Testing: Fundamental Concepts and New Technologies / Gerald J. Kost, Corbin Curtis, Richard Louie and Ann Sakaguchi -- Incident Command Systems / Steven Parrillo and Jean Bail -- Incident Site Command and Control / Anders Rüter -- Disasters in Medical Care Contexts: Planning for Resilience in Incident Command Personnel and Systems in Hospitals / Douglas Paton and David Allen -- Information Management during the Disaster Medical Support Planning and Execution Phases / Rostislav Stefanov Kostadinov -- Potential Application of Established Pre-hospital and Hospital Synergy in Disaster Management / Jameel Ali -- Process Management of Multiple Casualty Events / Miklosh Bala, Yuval Weiss and Yoram G. Weiss -- Suicide Bombing Response / Aaron Richman, Christopher R. Foerster and Timothy P. Cohen -- Hospital Triage and Bottlenecks to the Flow of Casualties : A Review / Fernando Turégano and Itamar Ashkenazi -- Role of Military Hospitals in Handling Chemical and Biological Disasters / Mesut Ortatatli and Levent Kenar -- Initial Management of Mass Casualty Incidents / Robert P. Chilcott -- Emergency Decontamination in Low-resource Settings / Denis Josse and Gilles Barrier -- Radiological Contaminants : Triage, Treatment and Medical Management of Exposed Persons / Edward Joseph Waller -- Superhumanized Antibodies for Biodefence : The Example of Anthrax / Philippe Thullier, Michael Hust and Thibaut Pelat -- Medical Support in the Case of Chemical and Biological Incidents / Kamen Kanev, Christophor Dishovsky and Stoian Tonev -- Gearing up Paraphernalia for the Management of CBRN Emergencies : A Multi-stakeholder Approach is the Need of the Hour / Rajesh Arora, Raman Chawla, Preeti Arora, Pallavi Thakur, Ayush Chowdhary, Rajeev Goel and Rakesh Sharma -- Prophylactic Possibilities in Case of High Risk of Exposure to Nerve Agents / Jiri Bajgar -- Collective Resilience versus Collective Vulnerability after Disasters : A Social Psychological Perspective / Chris Cocking -- Community-based Psychosocial Support : an Overview / Joseph O. Prewitt Diaz -- Disaster Mental Health : A Paradigm Shift from Curative to Preventive Psychiatry / Suresh Bada Math, Naveen C. Kumar, Maria Nirmala Christine and Anish V. Cherian -- Efficient Human Resource Management Contributes to Augmented Societal Resilience in the Aftermath of Disasters : Lessons from the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami / Preeti Arora, Rupa Gunaseelan and Rajesh Arora -- Managing Disasters from a Health Security Perspective / Nibedita S. Ray-Bennett -- Management of the 2011 Japan Multiple Disasters (Earthquake, Tsunami and Ensuing Disasters) : A View through an International Lens / Preeti Arora, Rajesh Arora, Rupa Gunaseelan, Raman Chawla and J.R. Bhardwaj -- Viewing Mass Casualties from a Hospital Window : Relevant Issues for the Developing World / Shabir Ahmed Dhar, Arshiya Hamid and Tahir Ahmed Dar -- The Immediate Post-disaster Reconstruction Phase : Alternate Care Site Settings and Vulnerable Populations / James C. Hagen and Scott P. Hagen -- Management of Dead following Disasters and Mass Casualty Incidents : Critical Operational Issues Revolve around Human Resources and Logistics / Preeti Arora, Rajesh Arora, Raman Chawla, Rupa Gunaseelan and J.R. Bhardwaj -- Disaster Management : The Socioeconomic Dimension / Kai-Lit Phua -- Fostering Disaster-resilient Communities through Educating Children and Women for Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery in Developing Countries / Yasamin O. Izadkhah and Mahmood Hosseini.
Summary: This book provides a comprehensive discussion on the current state of and emerging trends in the field of disaster management. It is composed of 10 sections: (1) disaster management and homeland security: a prologue; (2) training, mitigation and medical preparedness; (3) the crucial role of communication in disaster management and homeland security; (4) disasters and mass casualty incidents (MCI): incident site command and control, and point-of-care testing; (5) medical management of complex disasters and MCI victims in hospitals; (6) securing the homeland: the medical way; (7) defeating emerging health threats: managing by prophylactic and therapeutic approaches; (8) handling psychosocial issues: a difference in perspective (developed and developing nations); (9) bridging the great divide: the challenge of managing disasters and MCIs in resource-poor settings; and, (10) post-disaster relief, rehabilitation and recovery. The book is geared towards disaster planners, medical professionals, military personnel and emergency responders, international agencies, government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other agencies engaged in disaster mitigation and management, disaster management professionals, planners, researchers, environmentalists, academicians and students.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A Holistic View to Managing the Inevitable in High-tech and Resource-poor Settings / Rajesh Arora and Preeti Arora --
The Role of the Primary Care Physician in Disasters / Mark K. Huntington --
Manikin Simulation for Mass Casualty Incident Training / Dale S. Vincent and Benjamin W. Berg --
The Role of Social Networking in Disaster Management / Marcia Trainer and Anju Goel --
Regional Disaster Planning for Neonatal Intensive Care / Ronald S. Cohen --
Application of Mobile Grids for Disaster Management / Monideepa Roy and Nandini Mukherjee --
Disaster Point-of-Care Testing: Fundamental Concepts and New Technologies / Gerald J. Kost, Corbin Curtis, Richard Louie and Ann Sakaguchi --
Incident Command Systems / Steven Parrillo and Jean Bail --
Incident Site Command and Control / Anders Rüter --
Disasters in Medical Care Contexts: Planning for Resilience in Incident Command Personnel and Systems in Hospitals / Douglas Paton and David Allen --
Information Management during the Disaster Medical Support Planning and Execution Phases / Rostislav Stefanov Kostadinov --
Potential Application of Established Pre-hospital and Hospital Synergy in Disaster Management / Jameel Ali --
Process Management of Multiple Casualty Events / Miklosh Bala, Yuval Weiss and Yoram G. Weiss --
Suicide Bombing Response / Aaron Richman, Christopher R. Foerster and Timothy P. Cohen --
Hospital Triage and Bottlenecks to the Flow of Casualties : A Review / Fernando Turégano and Itamar Ashkenazi --
Role of Military Hospitals in Handling Chemical and Biological Disasters / Mesut Ortatatli and Levent Kenar --
Initial Management of Mass Casualty Incidents / Robert P. Chilcott --
Emergency Decontamination in Low-resource Settings / Denis Josse and Gilles Barrier --
Radiological Contaminants : Triage, Treatment and Medical Management of Exposed Persons / Edward Joseph Waller --
Superhumanized Antibodies for Biodefence : The Example of Anthrax / Philippe Thullier, Michael Hust and Thibaut Pelat --
Medical Support in the Case of Chemical and Biological Incidents / Kamen Kanev, Christophor Dishovsky and Stoian Tonev --
Gearing up Paraphernalia for the Management of CBRN Emergencies : A Multi-stakeholder Approach is the Need of the Hour / Rajesh Arora, Raman Chawla, Preeti Arora, Pallavi Thakur, Ayush Chowdhary, Rajeev Goel and Rakesh Sharma --
Prophylactic Possibilities in Case of High Risk of Exposure to Nerve Agents / Jiri Bajgar --
Collective Resilience versus Collective Vulnerability after Disasters : A Social Psychological Perspective / Chris Cocking --
Community-based Psychosocial Support : an Overview / Joseph O. Prewitt Diaz --
Disaster Mental Health : A Paradigm Shift from Curative to Preventive Psychiatry / Suresh Bada Math, Naveen C. Kumar, Maria Nirmala Christine and Anish V. Cherian --
Efficient Human Resource Management Contributes to Augmented Societal Resilience in the Aftermath of Disasters : Lessons from the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami / Preeti Arora, Rupa Gunaseelan and Rajesh Arora --
Managing Disasters from a Health Security Perspective / Nibedita S. Ray-Bennett --
Management of the 2011 Japan Multiple Disasters (Earthquake, Tsunami and Ensuing Disasters) : A View through an International Lens / Preeti Arora, Rajesh Arora, Rupa Gunaseelan, Raman Chawla and J.R. Bhardwaj --
Viewing Mass Casualties from a Hospital Window : Relevant Issues for the Developing World / Shabir Ahmed Dhar, Arshiya Hamid and Tahir Ahmed Dar --
The Immediate Post-disaster Reconstruction Phase : Alternate Care Site Settings and Vulnerable Populations / James C. Hagen and Scott P. Hagen --
Management of Dead following Disasters and Mass Casualty Incidents : Critical Operational Issues Revolve around Human Resources and Logistics / Preeti Arora, Rajesh Arora, Raman Chawla, Rupa Gunaseelan and J.R. Bhardwaj --
Disaster Management : The Socioeconomic Dimension / Kai-Lit Phua --
Fostering Disaster-resilient Communities through Educating Children and Women for Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery in Developing Countries / Yasamin O. Izadkhah and Mahmood Hosseini.

This book provides a comprehensive discussion on the current state of and emerging trends in the field of disaster management. It is composed of 10 sections: (1) disaster management and homeland security: a prologue; (2) training, mitigation and medical preparedness; (3) the crucial role of communication in disaster management and homeland security; (4) disasters and mass casualty incidents (MCI): incident site command and control, and point-of-care testing; (5) medical management of complex disasters and MCI victims in hospitals; (6) securing the homeland: the medical way; (7) defeating emerging health threats: managing by prophylactic and therapeutic approaches; (8) handling psychosocial issues: a difference in perspective (developed and developing nations); (9) bridging the great divide: the challenge of managing disasters and MCIs in resource-poor settings; and, (10) post-disaster relief, rehabilitation and recovery. The book is geared towards disaster planners, medical professionals, military personnel and emergency responders, international agencies, government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other agencies engaged in disaster mitigation and management, disaster management professionals, planners, researchers, environmentalists, academicians and students.

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