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cover image - Ciottone's Disaster Medicine,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323286657
Page Count: 1048
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Ciottone's Disaster Medicine, 2nd Edition

by Gregory R. Ciottone, MD, FACEP, FFSEM, Paul D Biddinger, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Robert G. Darling, MD, Saleh Fares, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FACEP, FAAEM, Mark E Keim, MD, MBA, Michael S Molloy, MB, Dip SpMed (RCSI), EMDM, FCEM, MFSEM(UK), FFSEM (IRL) and Selim Suner, MD, MS, FACEP


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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 disasters, including terrorist attacks and the threat of biological warfare. Part 1 offers an A-to-Z resource for every aspect of disaster medicine and management, while Part 2 features an exhaustive compilation of every conceivable disaster event, organized to facilitate quick reference in a real-time setting.

    • Quickly grasp key concepts, including identification of risks, organizational preparedness, equipment planning, disaster education and training, and more advanced concepts such as disaster risk reduction, tactical EMS, hazard vulnerability analysis, impact of disaster on children, and more.
    • Understand the chemical and biologic weapons known to exist today, as well as how to best manage possible future events and scenarios for which there is no precedent.
    • Be prepared for man-made disasters with new sections that include Topics Unique to Terrorist Events and High-Threat Disaster Response and Operational Medicine (covering tactical and military medicine).
    • Get a concise overview of lessons learned by the responders to recent disasters such as the earthquake in Haiti, Hurricane Sandy, the 2014 Ebola outbreak, and active shooter events like Sandy Hook, CT and Aurora, CO.
    • Learn about the latest technologies such as the use of social media in disaster response and mobile disaster applications.
    • Ensure that everyone on your team is up-to-date with timely topics, thanks to new chapters on disaster nursing, crisis leadership, medical simulation in disaster preparedness, disaster and climate change, and the role of non-governmental agencies (NGOs) in disaster response – a critical topic for those responding to humanitarian needs overseas.
    • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • 1. Introduction to Disaster Medicine

    Section 1: Introduction

    2. Public Health and Disasters

    3. The Role of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Disaster Management and Preparedness

    4. Role of Emergency Medicine in Disaster Management

    5. Disaster Nursing

    6. The Role of Hospitals in Disaster

    7. Complex Emergencies

    8. Disaster and Climate Change

    9. Children and Disaster

    10. Psychological Impact of Disaster on Displaced Populations and Refugees of Multiple Traumas

    11. Ethical Issues in Disaster Medicine

    12. Issues of Liability in Emergency Response

    Section 2: Domestic and International Resources

    13. Disaster Response in the United States

    14. Disaster Response in Europe

    15. Local Disaster Response

    16. State Disaster Response: Systems and Programs

    17. Selected Federal Disaster Response Agencies and Capabilities

    18. Global Disaster Response

    19. Non-Governmental Organizations in Disaster Medicine

    20. Disaster and Emergency Management Programs

    Section 3: Pre-Event Topics

    21. Emergency Department Design

    22. Community Hazard Vulnerability Assessment

    23. Health Care Facility Hazard and Vulnerability Analysis

    24. Public Information Management

    25. Informatics and Telecommunications in Disaster

    26. Medical Simulation in Disaster Preparedness

    27. Disaster Mitigation

    28. Disaster Risk Management

    29. Vaccines

    30. Occupational Medicine: An Asset in Time of Crisis

    31. Worker Health and Safety in Disaster Response

    32. Disaster Preparedness

    33. Policy Issues in Disaster Preparedness and Response

    34. Mutual Aid

    35. Patient Surge

    Section 4: Event-Response Topics

    36. Accidental versus Intentional Event

    37. Crisis Leadership in Public Health Emergencies

    38. The Incident Command System

    39. Scene Safety and Situational Awareness in Disaster Response

    40. Needs Assessment

    41. Operations and Logistics

    42. Disaster Communications

    43. Mobile Disaster Applications

    44. The Role of Social Media in Disasters

    45. Volunteers and Donations

    46. Personal Protective Equipment

    47. Role of Bystanders in Disasters

    48. Surveillance

    49. Geographic Information Systems in Crises

    50. Management of Mass Fatalities

    51. Disaster Management of Animals

    Section 5: Mechanical Operations in Disasters

    52. Urban Search and Rescue

    53. Medical Care in Remote Areas

    54. Triage

    55. Patient Tracking Systems in Disasters

    56. Infectious Disease in a Disaster Zone

    57. Pharmaceuticals and Medical Equipment in Disasters

    Section 6: Post-Event Topics

    58. Displaced Populations

    59. Rehabilitation and Reconstruction

    60. Disaster Education and Research

    61. Practical Applications of Disaster Epidemiology

    62. Measures of Effectiveness in Disaster Management

    Section 7: Topics Unique to Terrorist Events and High-Threat Disaster Response

    63. Lessons Learned as a Result of Terrorist Attacks

    64. The Psychology of Terrorism

    65. Thinking Outside the Box: Health Service Support Considerations in the Era of Asymmetrical Threats

    66. Integrated Response to Domestic Terrorism

    67. Multimodality, Layered Attack

    68. Active Shooter Response

    69. Hostage Taking

    70. Civil Unrest and Rioting

    71. Introduction to Explosions and Blasts

    72. Suicide Bomber

    73. Improvised Explosive Devices

    74. Vehicle Borne Improvised Devices

    75. Conventional Explosions at a Mass Gathering

    76. Nuclear Disaster Management

    77. Dirty Bomb (Radiologic Dispersal Device)

    78. General Approach to Chemical Attack

    79. Biologic Attack

    80. Future Biologic and Chemical Weapons

    81. Directed-Energy Weapons

    82. Chemical, Biologic, Radiological, and Nuclear Quarantine

    83. Chemical Decontamination

    84. Radiation Decontamination

    Section 8: Operational Medicine

    85. Military Lessons Learned for Disaster Response

    86. Integration of Law Enforcement and Military Resources with Emergency Response to a Terrorist Incident

    87. Tactical EMS

    88. Medical Beyond The Barricade

    89. Operational Rescue

    90. Operations Security, Site Security and Incident Response

    91. Medical Intelligence

    92. Preventative Medicine for Responders in High Threat Environments

    Section 9: Natural Disasters

    93. Introduction to Natural Disasters

    94. Hurricanes, Cyclones, and Typhoons

    95. Earthquake

    96. Tornado

    97. Flood

    98. Tsunami

    99. Heat Wave

    100. Winter Storm

    101. Volcanic Eruption

    102. Famine

    103. Landslides

    104. Avalanche

    Section 10: Nuclear/Radiation Events

    105. Introduction to Nuclear and Radiologic Disasters

    106. Nuclear Detonation

    107. Radiation Accident - Isolated Exposure

    108. Radiation Accident - Dispersed Exposure

    109. Nuclear Power Plant Meltdown

    Section 11: Chemical Events

    110. Introduction to Chemical Disasters

    111. Industrial Chemical Disasters

    112. Nerve Agent Mass Casualty Incidents

    113. Vesicant Agent Attack

    114. Respiratory Agent Mass Casualty Incident (Toxic Inhalational Injury)

    115. Cyanide Attack

    116. Antimuscarinic Agent Attack

    117. Mass Casualty Incidents from LSD, Other Indoles, and Phenylethylamine Derivative

    118. Opioid Agent Attack

    119. Hydrofluoric Acid Mass Casualty Incident

    120. Mass Casualties from Riot-Control Agents

    121. Cholinergic Agent Attack (Nicotine, Epibatidine, and Anatoxin-a)

    122. Anesthetic-Agent

    Mass casualty Incident

    Section 12: Biologic Events: Introduction

    123. Introduction to Biologic Agents and Pandemics

    Section 12: Biologic Events, Part 1: Bacterial Agents

    124. Bacillus Anthracis (Anthrax) Attack

  • Gregory R. Ciottone, MD, FACEP, FFSEM, Director, Division of Disaster Medicine, BIDMC, Director, Disaster Medicine Fellowship Program, BIDMC, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Instructor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, President, World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, Paul D Biddinger, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Vice Chairman for Emergency Preparedness, Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness, MGH and Partners Healthcare, Director, Harvard School of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Exercise Program (EPREP) Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Senior Preparedness Fellow, Harvard TS Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, Robert G. Darling, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Patronus Medical Corporation, Ashburn, Virginia; Assistant Professor, Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, Saleh Fares, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FACEP, FAAEM, Mark E Keim, MD, MBA, Associate Director for Science, Office for Environmental Health Emergencies, National Center for Environmental Health, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, Michael S Molloy, MB, Dip SpMed (RCSI), EMDM, FCEM, MFSEM(UK), FFSEM (IRL), Research Director, Dublin, Ireland and Selim Suner, MD, MS, FACEP, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Surgery and Engineering; Director, Division of Disaster Medicine and Emergency Preparedness, Department of Emergency Medicine; Director,, Brown Advanced Emergency Medicine Academies (BAEMA), Department of Emergency Medicine, Director, Fellowship Program in Disaster Medicine and Emergency Preparedness, Division of Disaster Medicine and Emergency Preparedness, Department of Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University
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