Preparing Nurses for Disaster Management by Joanne C. Langan

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  • Allied Health Services - Emergency Medical Services,
  • Emergency Medicine,
  • Nursing - Emergency,
  • Medical / Nursing / Emergency,
  • Medical / Nursing

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Number of Pages254
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Open LibraryOL10082796M
ISBN 100131686011
ISBN 109780131686014

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Through a compilation of research, nurses' personal experiences in disaster and trauma care, firsthand accounts from the authors and other experts in bioterrorism and disaster preparedness, this book introduces users to basic disaster nursing and works to help prepare them for a wide 1/5(1).

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Role of the Nurse in Emergency Preparedness: A Survey of Secondary Health Facilities in Northern, Nigeria. SAMAILA Balarabe Ayuba 1, Aliyu Danjuma 1, Yashi Garda Nassa 2, Iliya Joseph 3, Akoh Williams Matthew 4, Shiaka Ndalayi Micheal 4.

1 Department of Nursing Services, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Shika-Zaria, Kaduna, Nigeria. 2 Barau Dikko. View our nurse's resource guide for disaster preparedness here. Preparing Nurses for Disasters Management. Dotti C. James; Joanne C. Langan. Published by Prentice Hall PTR.

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Which of the following actions is a component of disaster prevention? A) outlining specific roles of community agencies b) identifying community vulnerabilities c) prioritizing care of individuals d) providing stress counseling.

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