Preparing Nurses for Disaster Management

Preparing Nurses for Disaster Management

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This comprehensive resource prepares nurses, nursing students and administrators to provide care to victims of natural disasters, as well as disasters caused by biological, chemical or radiological agents. It offers vital information on disaster planning, response implementation and management of casualties, as well as post-disaster restoration, treatment of psychological effects of disasters and caring for children and vulnerable populations.Building safety and ability to protect victims from injury, the elements, and hazardous material release 4. ... Plans need to include communications with poison control centers and the maintenance of health care services such as dialysis, intravenous medications, ... A tool that may be very effective in assessing facilities is the aquot;Mass Casualty Disaster Plan Checklist: A Template for Healthcare Facilities, aquot;anbsp;...

Title:Preparing Nurses for Disaster Management
Author:Joanne C. Langan, Dotti C. James
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2005


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