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Essentials of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Management by Rebecca Katz; Jim Banaski
Publication Date: 2018-03-15
The public health community plays a vital role in identifying, responding to, containing, and recovering from emergencies. Essentials of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Management takes an all hazards approach to public health preparedness and emergency management by providing broad perspectives on local, national, and global threats. The Second Edition adds authoritative coverage of the field of Emergency Management with the addition of a new co-author, James Banaski, Jr., a hands-on emergency management professional. The Second Edition also includes case studies on Ebola and Zika which demonstrate approaches to addressing the threat of emerging infectious diseases. Additional case studies focus on bioterrorism, environmental disasters, and the need for a coordinated approach involving the full range of first responders, public health and clinical health professionals, and a range of other emergency response professionals.Key Features:- Assumes no previous exposure to the concepts making it readable for those who are new to Public Health, yet provides enough depth for readers who may have advanced knowledge. - Offers new chapters on The Preparedness Cycle, Practical Applications of Public Health Emergency Management, and Developing a Public Health Emergency Operations Center- Supports mastery of the Public Health Preparedness and Response competencies developed by the Association of School and Programs of Public Health- Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2.
Engaging the Private-Sector Health Care System in Building Capacity to Respond to Threats to the Public's Health and National Security by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Health and Medicine Division; Board on Health Sciences Policy; Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies; Joe Alper (Editor)
Publication Date: 2018-10-25
Disasters tend to cross political, jurisdictional, functional, and geographic boundaries. As a result, disasters often require responses from multiple levels of government and multiple organizations in the public and private sectors. This means that public and private organizations that normally operate independently must work together to mount an effective disaster response. To identify and understand approaches to aligning health care system incentives with the American public (TM)s need for a health care system that is prepared to manage acutely ill and injured patients during a disaster, public health emergency, or other mass casualty event, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine hosted a 2-day public workshop on March 20 and 21, 2018. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.
Pandemic Planning by J. Eric Dietz (Editor); David R. Black (Editor)
Publication Date: 2012-03-14
Preparedness and rigorous planning on community, state, and regional levels are critical to containing the threat of pandemic illness. Steeped in research and recommendations from lessons learned, Pandemic Planning describes the processes necessary for the efficient and effective preparation, prevention, response, and recovery from a pandemic threa