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Advanced Disaster Medical Response Manual for Providers 2nd Edition

Editor: Susan Miller Briggs, MD, MPH, FACS

Product Details
Product ID: DMR200
Year Produced: 2013
Pages: 363
Dimensions: 8x10 in
ISBN: 978-1-941805-01-5
Contact Us: 1-800-253-7657


This 2nd edition of the Advanced Disaster Medical Response manual is a thorough review of medical and public health response to disasters, including the incident command system, decontamination, biological, chemical and radioactive agents, specific injuries such as blast and crush injuries and the psychological response to disaster.

Each chapter has been expanded to include case scenarios, more detailed graphics, key points, and overall greater level of information on responding to disaster and specific treatment protocols. Sections include General Principles, Medical Response to Disasters, Public Health Considerations, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Specific Injuries, Environmental Considerations, and Special Issues.

PART 1: GENERAL PRINCIPLES
Chapter 1: Mass Casualty Incident Management
Chapter 2: Incident Command System

PART 2: MEDICAL RESPONSE TO DISASTERS
Chapter 3: Search and Rescue
Chapter 4: Triage
Chapter 5: Definitive Medical Care
Chapter 6: Evacuation

PART 3: PUBLIC HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS
Chapter 7: Public Health Priorities
Chapter 8: Disaster Risk Management

PART 4: WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION
Chapter 9: Decontamination
Chapter 10: Biological Agents
Chapter 11: Chemical Agents
Chapter 12: Radioactive Agents

PART 5: SPECIFIC INJURIES
Chapter 13: Blast Injuries
Chapter 14: Crush Injuries
Chapter 15: Pediatric Disaster Care
Chapter 16: Obstetrical Care in Disasters
Chapter 17: Extremity Injuries
Chapter 18: Eye Injuries
Chapter 19: Ear Injuries
Chapter 20: Burn Injuries

PART 6: ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS
Chapter 21: Altitude Illnesses
Chapter 22: Heat Illnesses
Chapter 23: Cold Injuries
Chapter 24: Environmental Toxicology

PART 7: SPECIAL ISSUES
Chapter 25: Psychological Response to Disasters
Chapter 26: Threat of Terrorism
Chapter 27: Disasters and Infectious Diseases
Chapter 28: Anesthesia in Austere Environments
Chapter 29: Care of the Dead, Their Families and the Responders
Chapter 30: Ultrasound in Disasters