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Cover for Notification and health regulations.

This chapter enumerates the notifiable infectious diseases subject to the international and national health regulations. Some suggestions to set up a surveillance system for diseases of international or national importance, the vaccination requirements for international travel, and the health...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Physical examination and point-of-care testing.

This chapter describes physical examination (PE) and point-of-care blood testing (POCT) protocols for therapeutic decision making in an emergency and critical care setting for dogs and cats. The specific point-of-care tests include packed cell volume/total protein (PCV/TP), blood glucose (BG),...

Author(s)
Johnson, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242997)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Applications of serial focal ultrasound techniques in the hospitalized small animal patient.

This chapter describes the basic concepts and clinical applications of abdominal focal assessment sonographically for trauma/triage/tracking (AFAST3), thoracic focal assessment sonographically for trauma/triage/tracking (TFAST3), veterinary beside lung ultrasound examination (VetBLUE) and US-guided ...

Author(s)
Hundley, D. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242997)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Business continuity.

This chapter examines the importance of business continuity for all organizations in relation to health emergencies and incidents; describes the 'plan, do, check, act' (PDCA) cycle; presents the steps to developing a business continuity system; and features the strategies for the assessment of the...

Author(s)
Hebdon, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Handling pesticides.

This chapter discusses the four important things a practitioner should do before handling pesticide: (1) read the pesticide label; (2) understand the hazard class; (3) know the hazard symbol pictograms; and (4) keep emergency measures on hand in case of pesticide poisoning.

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction: why do we need to prepare?

This chapter presents an introduction to the contents of the book; it discusses some of the benefits of planning for health emergencies, as well as why one prepares for emergencies. It briefly describes the legislative setting with regards to emergencies, health service and systems preparedness,...

Author(s)
Sellwood, C.; Wapling, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The planning process.

This chapter, which is based on a wider discussion on emergency preparedness and business continuity in Pandemic Influenza, 2nd edition (J. Van-Tam and C. Sellwood (eds) 2013), discusses the planning process, using the integrated emergency management model as a basis. It reviews the various...

Author(s)
Sellwood, C.; Wapling, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Risk assessment.

This chapter defines risk and risk management; it also describes risk assessment (including risk identification, risk description, risk evaluation or estimation), risk controls, risk reporting, and building preparedness with regards to emergencies.

Author(s)
Bush, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Emergency planning and response: working in partnership.

This chapter describes the importance of emergency planning in partnership, the benefits to responding organizations of working in partnership, and the benefits to people caught up in an emergency if organizations work in partnership. It also identifies the key partner organizations for health...

Author(s)
Lewis, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Interprofessional working: understanding some emotional barriers and unconscious processes that might influence practice in group and team work.

The focus of this book chapter is the exploration of some group processes that can influence effective interprofessional practice when working with colleagues from different agencies and disciplines in order to develop resilience strategies. It discusses how effective interagency team working can...

Author(s)
Sully, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter

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