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Title The public health consequences of disasters / edited by Eric K. Noji.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.

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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 468 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover -- Table of Contents -- Contributors -- Introduction -- I58; General Issues -- 146; The Nature of Disaster58; General Characteristics and Public Health Effects -- The Use of Epidemiologic Methods in Disasters -- 346; Surveillance and Epidemiology -- 446; Managing the Environmental Health Aspects of Disasters58; Water44; Human Excreta44; and Shelter -- 546; Communicable Diseases and Disease Control -- 646; Mental Health Consequences of Disasters -- 746; Effective Media Relations -- II58; Geophysical Events -- 846; Earthquakes -- 946; Volcanoes -- III58; Weather45;Related Problems -- 1046; Tropical Cyclones -- 1146; Tornadoes -- 1 Heat Waves and Hot Environments -- 1346; Cold Environments -- 1446; Floods -- IV58; Human45;Generated Problems -- 1546; Famine -- 1646; Air Pollution -- 1746; Industrial Disasters -- 1846; Fires -- 1946; Nuclear Reactor Incidents -- 2046; Complex Emergencies58; Refugee and Other Populations -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z -- Last Page.
Summary This book summarizes the most recent and useful information about the public health impact of natural and man-made disasters. It emphasizes the uses of epidemiologic knowledge about different types of disasters. Each chapter is based on a variety of experiences and literature drawn from both developing and industrialized countries.
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Subject Disaster medicine.
Public health.
Environmental Health.
Disasters.
Epidemiologic Methods.
Disease Outbreaks.
Disaster Planning -- methods.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Noji, Eric K.
Other Form: Print version: Public health consequences of disasters. New York : Oxford University Press, 1997 0195095707 (DLC) 96025497 (OCoLC)34912736
ISBN 9780199747689 (electronic bk.)
0199747687 (electronic bk.)
1280527978
9781280527975
0195095707 (alk. paper)
9780195095708
Standard No. 9786610527977