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Koenig and Schultz's Disaster Medicine : Comprehensive Principles and Practice (Hardcover)

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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"--Provided by publisher.
Number of Pages: 764
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Emergency Medicine
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: April 5, 2016
TCIN: 50881303
UPC: 9781107040755
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-4544
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