9781405193788

Disaster Rules

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  • ISBN13:

    9781405193788

  • ISBN10:

    1405193786

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-12-13
  • Publisher: B M J Books

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Summary

This pocket sized book is a companion to the popular Trauma Rules, 2nd Edition by Tim Hodgetts and Lee Turner. It follows the successful format of presenting a structured set of easily memorised epithets for use in emergency situations, when even the most experienced health professionals may need a quick prompt to speed them into action.Each rule is followed by concise yet authoritative, evidence-based explanations and guidance. The book is illustrated with photographs and line drawings wherever relevant.Disaster Rules is written by leading emergency and pre-hospital physicians who have extensive experience of the varied civilian and military disaster situations that this book covers. This is a timely publication that will be invaluable worldwide in natural and man made disasters.

Author Biography

Rob Russell
Senior Lecturer in Emergency Medicine, Academic Department of Military Emergency Medicine, Birmingham, UK

Timothy J. Hodgetts
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Academic Department of Military Emergency Medicine, Birmingham, UK

Peter F. Mahoney
Senior Lecturer in Critical Care, The Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Birmingham, UK

Nicholas Castle
Department of Anaesthetics, Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey, UK

Table of Contents

Introduction
Golden Rules
Command and Control
Safety
Communication
Assessment
Triage
Treatment
Transport
Hospital Rules
Mass Gatherings
Special Incidents
The last rule
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