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Terrorism and medical responses

Terrorism and medical responses

U.S. lessons and policy implications

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Published by Transnational in Ardsley, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disaster medicine -- United States.,
  • Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention.,
  • Bioterrorism -- United States -- Prevention.,
  • Medical emergencies -- United States.,
  • Bioterrorism -- prevention & control -- United States.,
  • Disaster Planning -- United States.,
  • Emergency Medical Services -- organization & administration -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementYonah Alexander and Stephen D. Prior, editors.
    ContributionsAlexander, Yonah., Prior, Stephen D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA645.5 .T474 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 181 p. :
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18747282M
    ISBN 101571052283
    LC Control Number2001052821

    Raw, unedited footage of terrorism events and people's reaction to those events can be very upsetting, especially to children. We do not recommend that children watch television news reports about such events, especially if the news reports show images over and over again about the same incident. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Dept. of Justice, and Dept of Homeland Security; FEMA, FBI, CDC, National Medical Response Teams for Weapons of Mass Destruction, Disaster Medical Assistance Teams What State and Local agencies are associated with emergency response?


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Lessons and Policy Iimplications has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. 'Terrorism and Medical Responses: US Lessons and Policy Implications' is an initiative undertaken by the International Center for Terrorism Studies (ICTS) and the National Security Health Policy Center (NSHPC), both at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, and aims at improving.

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Medical Response to Terrorism Preparedness and Clinical Practice Editor-in-Chief Daniel C. Keyes, MD, MPH Associate Professor and Chief Section of Toxicology,Emergency Medicine The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Director,Southwestern Toxicology Training Program The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

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If the medical response to terrorist incidents is to be based on evidence rather than anecdote, analysis of the current literature should be incorporated into major incident training, and. The Metropolitan Medical Response System emphasizes enhancement of local planning and response capabilities, as well as that of local hospital capacities, tailored to each jurisdiction so that it can best apply local resources to care for victims of a terrorist incident involving a weapon of mass destruction.

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Ethics and the “War on Terrorism” T he purpose of this chapter is to explore some of the ethical issues associated with the “War on Terrorism” that was declared following the events of 9/ Establishing a normative and ethical approach toward countering terrorism may not seem to be salient to some in the face of the overwhelming events.

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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 53(RR08) This report provides information that can help medical examiners and coroners understanding their roles in bioterrorism surveillance and response.

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