Disasters and Public Health

Written By Bruce W. Clements
Disasters and Public Health
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 23 February 2016
  • ISBN : 0128019891
  • Pages : 538 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Disasters and Public Health written by Bruce W. Clements which was release on 23 February 2016, this book published by Butterworth-Heinemann. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Disasters and Public Health: Planning and Response, Second Edition, examines the critical intersection between emergency management and public health. It provides a succinct overview of the actions that may be taken before, during, and after a major public health emergency or disaster to reduce morbidity and mortality. Five all-new chapters at the beginning of the book describe how policy and law drive program structures and strategies leading to the establishment and maintenance of preparedness capabilities. New topics covered in this edition include disaster behavioral health, which is often the most expensive and longest-term recovery challenge in a public health emergency, and community resilience, a valuable resource upon which most emergency programs and responses depend. The balance of the book provides an in-depth review of preparedness, response, and recovery challenges for 15 public health threats. These chapters also provide lessons learned from responses to each threat, giving users a well-rounded introduction to public health preparedness and response that is rooted in experience and practice. Contains seven new chapters that cover law, vulnerable populations, behavioral health, community resilience, preparedness capabilities, emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, and foodborne threats Provides clinical updates by new MD co-author Includes innovative preparedness approaches and lessons learned from current and historic public health and medical responses that enhance clarity and provide valuable examples to readers Presents increased international content and case studies for a global perspective on public health

Disasters and Public Health

Disasters and Public Health
  • Author : Bruce W. Clements,Julie Casani
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-02-23
  • Total pages : 538
  • ISBN : 0128019891
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Summary : Disasters and Public Health: Planning and Response, Second Edition, examines the critical intersection between emergency management and public health. It provides a succinct overview of the actions that may be taken before, during, and after a major public health emergency or disaster to reduce morbidity and mortality. Five all-new chapters ...

Case Studies in Public Health Preparedness and Response to Disasters

Case Studies in Public Health Preparedness and Response to Disasters
  • Author : Landesman Consulting Visiting Lecturer School of Public Health University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst Massachusetts Linda Y Landesman,Linda Y. Landesman,Isaac B. Weisfuse
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2013-08-02
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0128019891
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Summary : From extreme weather events such as Superstorm Sandy, man-made tragedies like the Madrid train bombings, the threat of bioterrorism, and emerging infections such as the H1N1 pandemic flu, disasters are creating increasingly profound threats to health of populations around the globe. Through a presentation of 16 case studies, the authors ...

The Public Health Consequences of Disasters

The Public Health Consequences of Disasters
  • Author : Eric K. Noji
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1996-11-14
  • Total pages : 488
  • ISBN : 0128019891
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Summary : Natural and man-made disasters--earthquakes, floods, volcanic eruptions, industrial crises, and many others--have claimed more than 3 million lives during the past 20 years, adversely affected the lives of at least 800 million people, and caused more than 50 billion dollars in property damages. A major disaster occurs almost daily in some part of the ...

Public Health Management of Disasters

Public Health Management of Disasters
  • Author : Linda Young Landesman
  • Publisher : American Public Health Association
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 446
  • ISBN : 0128019891
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Summary : This book can serve as a quick reference for either public health practitioners or public safety personnel who need quick information about disaster response for natural, man-made, and weapons of mass destruction. In addition, it identifies the public health role in each aspect of disaster activity, something that no other ...

Natural Disasters and Public Health

Natural Disasters and Public Health
  • Author : Virginia M. Brennan
  • Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-06-26
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 0128019891
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Summary : This volume is a valuable resource for public policymakers, health care agencies, providers who plan for large-scale emergencies, academics teaching disaster relief courses, and professionals working in this field....

Disasters and Public Health

Disasters and Public Health
  • Author : Bruce W. Clements
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 314
  • ISBN : 0128019891
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Summary : From the San Diego wildfires to multi-drug-resistant strains of bacteria, communities are facing an ever-growing list of potential disasters. This handbook guides emergency managers and planners in preventing tragedies by most effectively preparing and responding when disaster strikes....

Evaluating International Public Health Issues

Evaluating International Public Health Issues
  • Author : Mbuso Precious Mabuza
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03
  • Total pages : 334
  • ISBN : 0128019891
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Summary : This book makes an original contribution in addressing contemporary critical discussions and reflections on international health policies, strategies, programmes, systems, diseases, disasters, and public health issues. It includes reflections on how levels of governance, development and technical assistance affect countries’ disaster readiness and health systems. In addressing inequalities between the ...

Disaster Epidemiology

Disaster Epidemiology
  • Author : Jennifer A. Horney
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-31
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128019891
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Summary : Disaster Epidemiology: Methods and Applications applies the core methods of epidemiological research and practice to the assessment of the short- and long-term health effects of disasters. The persistent movement of people and economic development to regions vulnerable to natural disasters, as well as new vulnerabilities related to environmental, technological, and ...

Disasters and Public Health

Disasters and Public Health
  • Author : Michel F. Lechat
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1979
  • Total pages : 7
  • ISBN : 0128019891
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Summary : Download or read online Disasters and Public Health written by Michel F. Lechat, published by which was released on 1979. Get Disasters and Public Health Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters

Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters
  • Author : Emily Ying Yang Chan
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-02-10
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 0128019891
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Summary : The pressure of climate change, environmental degradation, and urbanisation, as well as the widening of socio- economic disparities have rendered the global population increasingly vulnerable to the impact of natural disasters. With a primary focus on medical and public health humanitarian response to disasters, Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural ...

Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters
  • Author : Pan American Health Organization
  • Publisher : Pan American Health Org
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 119
  • ISBN : 0128019891
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Summary : Includes statistics....

Handbook of public health in natural disasters

Handbook of public health in natural disasters
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Joseph A. Tabor,John E. Ehiri,Victor R. Preedy
  • Publisher : Wageningen Academic Publishers
  • Release Date : 2015-02-10
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 0128019891
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Summary : The combination of growing populations moving into large cities in high risk zones increase the risk of natural disasters with a substantial public health consequence. A high population density and rapid air travel increase the spread and effects of plagues and diseases. People in countries with limited resources are more ...

Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness

Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness
  • Author : Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, CPNP, FAAN
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2018-07-28
  • Total pages : 768
  • ISBN : 0128019891
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Summary : “What a wonderful resource!"--Doody's Medical Reviews “The 4th Edition is unique in recognizing the rapid changes in both the causes of crises and the latest attempts to provide timely multidisciplinary approaches to the practice of this growing specialty...Evident throughout this edition is the call to identify crisis leadership ...

Enabling Rapid and Sustainable Public Health Research During Disasters

Enabling Rapid and Sustainable Public Health Research During Disasters
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2015-04-06
  • Total pages : 190
  • ISBN : 0128019891
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Summary : Over the past decade, preparedness and response capacities of government agencies, hospitals and clinics, public health agencies, and academic researchers in the United States and abroad have been challenged by a succession of public health emergencies, ranging from radiological threats to pandemics to earthquakes. Through After Action Reports, each of ...

Public Health and Disasters

Public Health and Disasters
  • Author : Emily Ying Yang Chan,Rajib Shaw
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-02-24
  • Total pages : 343
  • ISBN : 0128019891
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Summary : This book presents the health emergency and disaster risk management (H-EDRM) research landscape, with examples from Asia. In recent years, the intersection of health and disaster risk reduction (DRR) has emerged as an important interdisciplinary field. In several landmark UN agreements adopted in 2015–2016, including the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk ...