Considerations in mass casualty and disaster management

Aitken, Peter, and Leggat, Peter (2012) Considerations in mass casualty and disaster management. In: Blaivas, Michael, (ed.) Emergency Medicine: an international perspective. InTech, Rijeka, Croatia, pp. 143-182.

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Abstract

[Extract] Disasters have increased in frequency over the past century. A number of high profile disasters have also dominated news headlines in the past decade raising the media and community awareness, of disasters. This has been across the full spectrum of disasters and as illustrated in Table 1 has included terrorist bombings, hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis and floods.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-953-51-0333-2
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2013 02:45
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