Oxford American Handbook of Disaster Medicine

Oxford American Handbook of Disaster Medicine

eBook - 2012
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"Disasters are difficult to manage for many reasons: the immediacy of the event, magnitude of the event, lack of evidence-based practices, and the limited usefulness of many developed protocols. Consequently, combining academic approaches with realistic and practical recommendations continues to be an underdeveloped aspect of disaster texts. The Oxford American Handbook of Disaster Medicine offers a functional blend of science with pragmatism. Approached from a real-world perspective, the handbook is a portable guide that provides sufficient scientific background to facilitate broader application and problem solving yet approach the topic in a prioritized fashion, supporting rapid understanding and utilization. Contributing authors are clinical and public health providers with disaster experience. This book encompasses the entire scope of disaster medicine from general concepts and fundamental principles to both manmade and natural threats"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2012
ISBN: 9781280593543
1280593547
9780199702473
0199702470
0195379063
9780195379068
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Partridge, Robert A.
Alternative Title: Handbook of disaster medicine

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