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Public Health Issues in Disaster Preparedness : Focus on Bioterrorism

Public Health Issues in Disaster Preparedness : Focus on Bioterrorism - 01 edition

Public Health Issues in Disaster Preparedness : Focus on Bioterrorism - 01 edition

ISBN13: 9780763725006

ISBN10: 0763725005

Public Health Issues in Disaster Preparedness : Focus on Bioterrorism by Lloyd Novick - ISBN 9780763725006
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Published: 2001
International: No
Public Health Issues in Disaster Preparedness : Focus on Bioterrorism by Lloyd Novick - ISBN 9780763725006

ISBN13: 9780763725006

ISBN10: 0763725005

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 01

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Summary

The September 11 attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon have highlighted the threat of terrorism. Now, other attacks, biological and chemical have an increased likelihood. Government agencies, public and private corporations, and the general public are all working to increase our preparedness. Programs to enhance communication and coordination of many communities entities in emergency situations are required. Public Health Issues in Disaster Preparedness: Focus on Bioterrorism provides recommendations that are detailed and experienced-based.

Highlights of this text include:
* A description of the planning and communication elements necessary to reduce the risk to our population.
* An outline of the technical aspects of bioterrorism agents.
* A discussion of the mental health effects of disaster. This special report is adapted from out popular periodical, the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice and Public Health Administration: Principles for Population-Based Management, under the guidance of Lloyd Novick, Commissioner of Health for Onondaga County, and Professor in the Department of Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University.