Dictionary Of Disaster Medicine And Humanitarian Relief

Author: S. William A. Gunn
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461444446
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The 2nd edition of the Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and Humanitarian Relief is an essential and practical reference for all those who work in humanitarian relief. This new, expanded edition presents more than 3000 definitions and acronyms covering the entire multidisciplinary scope of disaster medicine and humanitarian relief, as well as new fields such as climate change and bioterrorism. As natural disasters, humanitarian emergencies, and infectious disease epidemics increase in frequency and seriousness, this book is an important reference to assist international relief workers communicate with each other and with the media. The author has served as both the director of Emergency Humanitarian Operations of the World Health Organization, as well as the WHO’s chief of scientific terminology. As the Director-General Emeritus of the World Health Organization says in the Foreword, “This new expanded edition comes as a timely essential aid against the growing threats of inhuman violence and destructive disasters.”
Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and Humanitarian Relief
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: S. William A. Gunn
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-14 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The 2nd edition of the Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and Humanitarian Relief is an essential and practical reference for all those who work in humanitarian relief. This new, expanded edition presents more than 3000 definitions and acronyms covering the entire multidisciplinary scope of disaster medicine and humanitarian relief, as well
Ciottone's Disaster Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 1013
Authors: Gregory R. Ciottone, Paul D. Biddinger, Robert G. Darling, Saleh Fares, Mark E. Keim, Michael S. Molloy
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-28 - Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The most comprehensive resource of its kind, Ciottone's Disaster Medicine, 2nd Edition, thoroughly covers isolated domestic events as well as global disasters and humanitarian crises. Dr. Gregory Ciottone and more than 200 worldwide authorities share their knowledge and expertise on the preparation, assessment, and management of both natural and man-made
Disaster Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Lee Wallis
Categories: Disaster medicine
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

"The discipline of disaster medicine is the study and collaborative application of various health sciences towards the prevention of, preparation for, response to and recovery from health problems arising from a disaster. Because disasters can strike anywhere in the world and can have devastating effects on the community, it is
Disaster Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 390
Authors: David MacGarty, David Nott
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-08 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Whether switching on the TV, picking up a newspaper or simply logging on to the internet, one is constantly faced with images of natural disasters, conflict and human suffering. Humanity has experienced these problems throughout time and we have evolved methods and mechanisms for alleviating suffering, from trauma care following
Koenig and Schultz's Disaster Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 782
Authors: Kristi L. Koenig, Carl H. Schultz
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-18 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the definitive reference on disaster medicine, outlining areas of proficiency for health care professionals handling mass casualty crises.