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Health emergency preparedness and response.

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Description

This book aims to provide a series of informative descriptions of key elements of health emergency preparedness and response that are underpinned by real-life examples. The book is divided into 17 chapters, as follows: introduction on the need to prepare for health emergencies; the planning process; risk assessment; writing an emergency plan; emergency planning and response, and working in partnership; interprofessional working and understanding some emotional barriers and unconscious processes that might influence practice in group and team work; command, control and communication; communications during a health emergency; psychosocial and mental health care before, during and after emergencies, disasters and major incidents; business continuity; training and exercising for emergency preparedness, resilience and response; post-incident follow-up; mass casualty incidents; preparedness and response to pandemics and other infectious disease emergencies; chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear incidents; a military case study; and, health and emergencies in Canterbury, New Zealand, from pandemics to earthquakes.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction: why do we need to prepare? Author(s): Sellwood, C. Wapling, A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 10) The planning process. Author(s): Sellwood, C. Wapling, A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 18) Risk assessment. Author(s): Bush, J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 30) Writing an emergency plan. Author(s): Wapling, A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 37) Emergency planning and response: working in partnership. Author(s): Lewis, S.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 50) Interprofessional working: understanding some emotional barriers and unconscious processes that might influence practice in group and team work. Author(s): Sully, P.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 60) Command, control and communication. Author(s): Rowe, A. Thorpe, P.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 72) Communications during a health emergency. Author(s): Cole, J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 82) Psychosocial and mental health care before, during and after emergencies, disasters and major incidents. Author(s): Williams, R. Kemp, V.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 99) Business continuity. Author(s): Hebdon, J.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 109) Training and exercising for emergency preparedness, resilience and response. Author(s): Ellett, R. Wapling, A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 126) Post-incident follow-up. Author(s): Reddin, K. Macdonald, G.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 138) Mass casualty incidents. Author(s): Shanahan, M.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 152) Preparedness and response to pandemics and other infectious disease emergencies. Author(s): Nguyen-Van-Tam, J. S. Penttinen, P. M. P.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 166) CBRN incidents. Author(s): Chilcott, R. P. Wyke, S. M.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 181) A military case study. Author(s): Ross, D. Charnick, A.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 194) From pandemics to earthquakes: health and emergencies in Canterbury, New Zealand. Author(s): Humphrey, A.