This brand-new reference offers comprehensive yet succinct guidance on the preparation, assessment, and management of a full range of disasters, both natural and man-made (including terrorist attacks and the threat of biological warfare). Dr Ciottone (recognised worldwide as an authority in the field)carefully outlines the basics of disaster management, and provides guidance on more than 100 specific disaster situations. Part 1 offers an A-Z source for information on every aspect of disaster medicine and management. Part 2 features an exhaustive compilation of every conceivable disaster event, organised to facilitate fast reference in a real-time setting. The second part of the book also serves as a quick consult on disaster medicine.
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Number of pages: 988
Weight: 2543 g
Dimensions: 280 x 216 x 50 mm
-Do not fail to read this book, it is an absolute must for anyone who has any degree of concern about society and its ability to respond to disaster.--Dr. Peter Rosen