Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness

Editor/Author Veenema, Tener Goodwin
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $115.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $172.50
ISBN: 978-0-82-610864-7
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 167
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The new edition of this AJN Book of the Year continues to provide nurses with the most comprehensive, current, and reliable information available so they can develop the skills to efficiently and effectively respond to disasters or public health emergencies.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword - Ann R. Knebel DNSC, RN, FAAN
  • Foreword - Eric K. Noji, MD, MPH
  • Foreword - Loretta C. Ford, RN, PNP, EdD
  • Foreword - Susan B. Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • I DISASTER PREPAREDNESS
  • 1. Essentials of Disaster Planning
  • 2. Leadership and Coordination in Disaster Health Care Systems: the U.S. National Response Framework
  • 3. Emergency Health Services
  • 4. Hospital and Emergency Department Preparedness
  • 5. Human Services in Disasters and Public Health Emergencies: Social Disruption, Individual Empowerment, and Community Resilience
  • II DISASTER MENTAL HEALTH
  • 6. Understanding the Psychosocial Impact of Disasters
  • 7. Management of the Psychosocial Effects of Disasters
  • 8. American Red Cross Disaster Health Services and Disaster Nursing: National Capability—Local Community Impact
  • III DISASTER MANAGEMENT
  • 9. Legal and Ethical Issues in Disaster Response
  • 10. Crisis Communication: The Role of the Media
  • 11. Disaster Management
  • 12. Disaster Triage
  • 13. Emergency Medical Consequence Planning for Special Events, Mass Gatherings, and Mass Casualty Incidents
  • 14. Management of Burn Mass Casualty Incidents
  • 15. Traumatic Injury Due to Explosives and Blast Effects
  • IV GLOBAL DISASTERS AND COMPLEX HUMAN EMERGENCIES
  • 16. Natural Disasters
  • 17. Restoring Public Health Under Disaster Conditions: Basic Sanitation, Water and Food Supply, and Shelter
  • 18. Climate Change and the Nurse's Role in Policy and Practice
  • 19. Environmental Disasters and Emergencies
  • 20. Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
  • 21. Disaster Relief Nursing in the 21st Century
  • V DISASTERS CAUSED BY CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, AND RADIOLOGICAL AGENTS
  • 22. Biological and Chemical Terrorism: A Unique Threat
  • 23. Surveillance Systems for Detection of Biological Events
  • 24. Biological Agents of Concern
  • 25. Early Recognition and Detection of Biological Events
  • 26. Infectious Disease Emergencies
  • 27. Medical Countermeasures Dispensing
  • 28. Chemical Agents of Concern
  • 29. Decontamination and Personal Protective Equipment
  • 30. Radiological Incidents and Emergencies
  • VI HIGH-RISK HIGH-VULNERABILITY POPULATIONS
  • 31. I dentifying and Accommodating High-Risk, High-Vulnerability Populations in Disasters
  • 32. Unique Needs of Children During Disasters and Other Public Health Emergencies
  • 33. Disaster Nursing in Schools and Other Community Congregate Child Care Settings
  • 34. Care of the Pregnant Woman and Newborn Following a Disaster
  • 35. Caring for Patients With HIV and AIDS Following a Disaster
  • VII SPECIAL TOPICS IN DISASTERS
  • 36. Information Technology in Disaster Management
  • 37. National Nurse Preparedness: Achieving Competency-Based Practice
  • 38. The Role of the Public Health Nurse in Disaster Response
  • 39. Directions for Disaster Nursing Research and Development
  • Epilogue. Disaster Recovery: Creating Sustainable Disaster-Resistant Communities
  • APPENDIX I: Public Health Preparedness and Response: Core Competency Model
  • APPENDIX II: Glossary of Terms Commonly Used in Disaster Preparedness and Response
  • APPENDIX III: Patient Isolation Precautions
  • APPENDIX IV: Federal Emergency Management Agency: Emergency Response Action Steps
  • APPENDIX V: Creating a Personal Disaster Plan