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Bioterrorism & the nurse"s response to weapons of mass destruction

Linda Fortmeier-Saucier

Bioterrorism & the nurse"s response to weapons of mass destruction

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Published by Western Schools in Brockton, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disaster nursing -- Outlines, syllabi, etc,
  • Weapons of mass destruction -- Outlines, syllabi, etc,
  • Bioterrorism -- Outlines, syllabi, etc,
  • Disaster nursing -- Problems, exercises, etc,
  • Weapons of mass destruction -- Problems, exercises, etc,
  • Biterrorism -- Problems, exercises, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Linda Fortmeier-Saucier.
    GenreOutlines, syllabi, etc., Problems, exercises, etc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRT108 .F67 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 71 p. ;
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16211809M
    ISBN 101578011140
    LC Control Number2006281885
    OCLC/WorldCa85782839

      Bio-Response Report Card () -The report provides an overview of current and emerging bioterrorism threats and recommends priorities to strengthen the nation's bio-preparedness and response capabilities. (WMD (Weapons of Mass Destruction) Terrorism Research Center). Cite this chapter as: Jagminas L., Antosia R.E. () Weapons Of Mass Destruction. In: Antosia R.E., Cahill J.D. (eds) Handbook of Bioterrorism and Disaster : Liudvikas Jagminas, Robert E. Antosia.   Washington, DC -- Protecting America's homeland and citizens from the threat of weapons of mass destruction is one of our Nation's important national security challenges. Today, more nations possess chemical, biological, or nuclear weapons than ever before. Still others seek to join them. Most troubling of all, the list of these countries includes some of the world's.


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Bioterrorism & the nurse"s response to weapons of mass destruction by Linda Fortmeier-Saucier Download PDF EPUB FB2

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As shown by the events after the postal delivery of anthrax spores in the United States, “the real ‘force multiplier’ in [biological weapons] is the panic, misinformation, and paranoia.” For example, the number of investigations related to anthrax was high, despite the exceedingly low prevalence of disease related to bioterrorism.

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The government and healthcare facilities should continue to improve their approach to all-hazards preparedness, including preparedness for terrorist attacks with chemical, biological, or radioactive weapons.

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the subcommittee and committee met jointly at a.m., inFile Size: KB. Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission (WMDC) The WMDC is an independent international commission initiated by the Swedish Government on a proposal from the United Nations.

Its task is to present proposals aimed at the greatest possible reduction of the dangers of weapons of mass destruction, including both short-term andFile Size: 1MB. Use the resources on this page to plan and prepare for a possible bioterrorism attack.

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The goal of this course is to provide medical and nursing professionals with information about the medical consequences of an act of terrorism that involves weapons of mass destruction. After taking this course, you should be able to: Discuss the history of bioterrorism.

Describe the signs, symptoms, and management of anthrax and plague infection. Emergency rooms would also be on the front lines after terrorist attacks involving weapons of mass destruction. After an attack with a biological weapon such as anthrax or smallpox, emergency room.

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Defining bioterrorism preparedness for nurses: Concept analysis Article Literature Review in Journal of Advanced Nursing 54(5) July with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Terri Rebmann.

Nurses' and Medical Officers' Knowledge, Attitude, and Preparedness Toward Potential Bioterrorism Attacks Article (PDF Available) May with 96 Reads How we measure 'reads'. involving Weapons of Mass Destruction (biological, chemical, radiological and nuclear weapons) and mass-casualty terrorism in general and has published several articles and opinion pieces on the subject.

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and remained throughout the initial response, search responses to potential future terrorist incidents. and rescue/recovery, and cleanup phases. As a The workshop format embodied an opening consequence, many of the awardees have developed plenary session, five sub-topical focus area breakout first-hand experience in Weapons of Mass DestructionFile Size: KB.

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Signed into effect on 12 Junethe Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act, (PHSBPRA) was signed by the President, the Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (). It established procedures for preparation for bioterrorism and public health emergencies.

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of Justice, and Dept of Homeland Security; FEMA, FBI, CDC, National Medical Response Teams for Weapons of Mass Destruction, Disaster Medical Assistance Teams What State and Local agencies are associated with emergency response.

Bioterrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction 2 Learning Objectives • List five types of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). • Identify actions, signs and symptoms, methods of distribution, and management of biological weapons of mass destruction.

• Identify actions, signs and symptoms. Bioterrorism preparedness With only a very few exceptions, most hospitals and healthcare facilities are not equipped to handle the mass destruction of a bioterrorist attack.

There simply are not enough rooms, decontamination equipment, or protection suits available to safeguard the. Defending Against Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism. public health laboratories nationwide to assist in detecting disease outbreaks that could be associated with bioterrorism attacks.

local, and tribal health preparedness and mass casualty response capabilities and $ billion in grants to increase hospital preparedness.

weapons of mass destruction and bioterrorism The Emergency Response to Terrorism Self-Study Manual published by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for training fire, medical, and HAZMAT first responders lists 5 categories of terrorist incidents and uses the acronym B-NICE as a simple way to remember them (biological, nuclear.

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Spence. CDC and its partners will create a multilevel laboratory response network for bioterrorism (LRNB). That network will link clinical labs to public health agencies in all states, districts, territories, and selected cities and counties and to state-of-the-art facilities that can analyze biological agents (Figure 1).

With the increasing threat of biological weapons of mass destruction, nurses need to clearly define their roles in biodefense. Professional nursing roles involved with biodefense include all aspects of nursing specialty particularly community health, public health, psychiatry, informacist, researchers, healthcare institution bedside nurses, and Author: Jochebed AdeOshifogun.

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Forest and Russell D. Howard Second Edition (New York: McGraw-Hill, ) Pages. ISBN Choose a link to order a copy: Amazon Barnes & Noble McGraw-Hill.The National Nurse Emergency Preparedness Initiative (NNEPI) is a $2 million grant awarded by the Department of Homeland Security to develop and deliver educational training to prepare nurses to respond to victims of an event involving weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

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