Koenig and Schultz's Disaster Medicine: Comprehensive Principles and Practices (BOK)

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As societies become more complex and interconnected, the global risk for catastrophic disasters is increasing. Demand for expertise to mitigate the human suffering and damage these events cause is also high. A new field of disaster medicine is emerging, offering innovative approaches to optimize disaster management. Much of the information needed to create the foundation for this growing specialty is not objectively described or is scattered among multiple different sources. Now, for the first time, a coherent and comprehensive collection of scientific observations and evidence-based recommendations with expert contributors from around the globe is available in Koenig and Schultz's Disaster Medicine: Comprehensive Principles and Practices. This definitive work on disaster medicine identifies essential subject matter, clarifies nomenclature, and outlines necessary areas of proficiency for healthcare professionals handling mass casualty crises. It also describes in-depth strategies for the rapid diagnosis and treatment of victims suffering from blast injuries or exposure to chemical, biological, and radiological agents.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2009 Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521873673 Antall sider 696
Dimensjoner 21,5cm x 27,9cm x 3,5cm Vekt 2170 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Carl H. Schultz, Kristi L. Koenig
Emner og form Accident & emergency medicine