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Making Sense of Disaster Medicine: A Hands-On Guide for Medics
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Making Sense of Disaster Medicine: A Hands-On Guide for Medics

Publication Year: 2010
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Hawley, Alan; Matheson, James
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 978-0-340-96756-0
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Making Sense of Disaster Medicine is essential reading for all medical students and professionals who may find themselves responding to incidents on the scale of the July 2005 London bombings or the May 2008 Chinese earthquake.

Disaster Medicine is a broad and dynamic field that encompasses the medical and surgical response to mass casualty incidents including rail, air and road traffic accidents, domestic terrorism, and pandemic outbreaks, as well as the global issues of conflict and natural catastrophe. With conflict and catastrophe never far from today's news, Disaster Medicine is growing in importance for all medics at home as well as abroad.

* The ideal introductory guide to Disaster Medicine
* With contributions by international authorities in the field
* Easy-to-read layout, featuring 'thinking points', 'pearls of wisdom' and 'hazards'
* Each chapter concludes with a summary and list of key resources
* Part of the highly successful Making Sense series

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  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Hawley, Alan; Matheson, James
  • ISBN: 978-0-340-96756-0
  • Specialty:
    Community Health & Disease Prevention
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 336
  • Illustrations: 45
  • Year: 2010

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