The Resource Death in large numbers : the science, policy, and management of mass fatality events, Elin A. Gursky & Marcella Farinelli Fierro, editors

Death in large numbers : the science, policy, and management of mass fatality events, Elin A. Gursky & Marcella Farinelli Fierro, editors

Label
Death in large numbers : the science, policy, and management of mass fatality events
Title
Death in large numbers
Title remainder
the science, policy, and management of mass fatality events
Statement of responsibility
Elin A. Gursky & Marcella Farinelli Fierro, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A guide and reference to address the gap across the science, policy and management areas. Resource for diagnostic and decision making, offers the context in which to manage mass fatality"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WA 295 G982d 2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gursky, Elin A
  • Fierro, Marcella F
  • American Medical Association
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emergency medical services
  • Mass casualties
  • Disaster medicine
  • Medical emergencies
  • Disaster Planning
  • Mass Casualty Incidents
  • Emergencies
  • Forensic Medicine
Label
Death in large numbers : the science, policy, and management of mass fatality events, Elin A. Gursky & Marcella Farinelli Fierro, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Mass fatality events in history -- Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE) events and risks -- DNA victim identification -- Forensic and odontology anthropology -- Radiology in mass fatalities and new imaging techniques -- Mass animal fatalities in response to animal health emergencies : depopulation and disposal of livestock -- Civil-military integration for mass fatality events -- Legal aspects of mass fatality events -- Financial aspects of mass fatality : compensation and reparation -- Psychological issues and mass death -- Critical aspects of mass fatality planning for state and local governments -- Risk communication during disasters and mass fatality events -- The role of the disaster mortuary operational response team (DMORT) in mass fatality events -- Social and cultural issues : resiliency and the role of family assistance centers -- The scale and scope of mass fatality : perspectives from two field studies -- Education and training of health professionals for mass fatality events -- Concluding remarks by the honorable Bob Graham
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9781603596299
Lccn
20110155 06
System control number
  • (OCoLC)712765638
  • (OCoLC)712765638
Label
Death in large numbers : the science, policy, and management of mass fatality events, Elin A. Gursky & Marcella Farinelli Fierro, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Mass fatality events in history -- Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE) events and risks -- DNA victim identification -- Forensic and odontology anthropology -- Radiology in mass fatalities and new imaging techniques -- Mass animal fatalities in response to animal health emergencies : depopulation and disposal of livestock -- Civil-military integration for mass fatality events -- Legal aspects of mass fatality events -- Financial aspects of mass fatality : compensation and reparation -- Psychological issues and mass death -- Critical aspects of mass fatality planning for state and local governments -- Risk communication during disasters and mass fatality events -- The role of the disaster mortuary operational response team (DMORT) in mass fatality events -- Social and cultural issues : resiliency and the role of family assistance centers -- The scale and scope of mass fatality : perspectives from two field studies -- Education and training of health professionals for mass fatality events -- Concluding remarks by the honorable Bob Graham
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9781603596299
Lccn
20110155 06
System control number
  • (OCoLC)712765638
  • (OCoLC)712765638

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