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International Disaster Nursing

Author : Robert Powers
ISBN : 9781139487948
Genre : Medical
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The effects of a disaster on healthcare can range from conditions that immediately besiege the system with large numbers of patients, to catastrophes that strain its long-term sustainability. Nurses, as frontline health professionals, must have an understanding of the situations they may face before, during and after a disaster and they must develop the skills and strategies to provide effective and immediate care. International Disaster Nursing is the first truly comprehensive and internationally focused resource to address the diversity of issues and myriad scenarios that nurses and other health personnel could encounter during a disaster event. This text defines the many roles of the nurse within a multidisciplinary team, and aids the implementation of the community's disaster plans in a crisis. With an alarming increase in the occurrence of disasters in the last decade, International Disaster Nursing is the hallmark text in the field.

Disaster Nursing And Emergency Preparedness For Chemical Biological And Radiological Terrorism And Other Hazards

Author : Tener Goodwin Veenema
ISBN : 0826121438
Genre : Medical
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This comprehensive textbook is designed to prepare any nurse to provide health care under disaster conditions. The content ranges from general principles of disaster preparation and management to management of specific types of disasters. Natural and environmental disasters are amply discussed. However, the special emphasis of the book is response to disasters caused by biological, chemical, and radiological agents. Vital information on post-disaster restoration of basic public health, psychological effects, and establishing communication is provided. Each chapter is prefaced with "Key Messages" and "Learning Objectives," and followed by "Study Questions" and "Internet Activities." Numerous case studies bring the reader into contact with professionals from organizations crucial to the U.S. disaster response. The Appendix includes an extensive listing of Internet resources.

Disaster Nursing Das Erleben Von Pflegekr Ften Im Internationalen Humanit Ren Katastropheneinsatz

Author : Thomas Grochtdreis
ISBN : 9783842896246
Genre : Medical
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Weltweit ist eine Zunahme von humanitaren Katastrophen deutlich erkennbar. Eine Zunahme der Komplexitat von Anforderungen an Pflegekrafte im Katastropheneinsatz geht damit einher. Deutsche Pflegekrafte werden regelmassig von diversen Organisationen in solche Einsatze entsendet. Wenig bekannt ist bisweilen uber das Erleben von deutschen Pflegekraften vor, wahrend und nach einem Katastropheneinsatz. Die vorliegende Studie zeigt neue Erkenntnisse auf, wie einsatzerfahrene deutsche Pflegende ihre Aufgaben im Katastropheneinsatz erleben, welche theoretischen und praktischen Vorbereitungen fur sie einen Nutzen haben und wo ein Verbesserungsbedarf besteht."

Disaster Nursing And Emergency Preparedness

Author : Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, CPNP, FAAN
ISBN : 9780826108654
Genre : Medical
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The new edition of this AJN Book of the Year continues to provide nurses with the most comprehensive, current, and reliable information available so they can develop the skills to efficiently and effectively respond to disasters or public health emergencies. Meticulously researched and reviewed by the worldís foremost experts in preparedness for terrorism, natural disasters, and other unanticipated health emergencies, the text has been revised and updated with significant new content, including 10 new chapters and a digital adjunct teacher's guide with exercises and critical thinking questions. This new edition has strengthened its pediatric focus with updated and expanded chapters on caring for children's physical, mental, and behavioral health following a disaster. New chapters address climate change, global complex human emergencies, caring for patients with HIV/AIDS following a disaster, information technology and disaster response, and hospital and emergency department preparedness. The text provides a vast amount of evidence-based information on disaster planning and response for natural and environmental disasters and those caused by chemical, biological, and radiological elements, as well as disaster recovery. It also addresses leadership, management, and policy issues in disaster nursing and deepens our understanding of the importance of protecting mental health throughout the disaster life cycle. Each chapter is clearly formatted and includes Key Messages and Learning Objectives. Appendices present diagnosis and treatment regimens, creating personal disaster plans, a damage assessment guide, a glossary of terms, and more. Consistent with the Federal Disaster Response Framework, the book promotes competency-based expert nursing care during disasters and positive health outcomes for small and large populations. Key Features: Provides 10 new chapters and new content throughout the text Includes digital teacherís guide with exercises and critical thinking questions Consistent with current U.S. federal guidelines for disaster response Disseminates state-of-the-science, evidence-based information New Chapters: Management of the Pregnant Woman and Newborn During Disasters Management of Patients With HIV/AIDS During Disasters Disaster Nursing in Schools and Other Child Congregate Care Settings Global Complex Human Emergencies Climate Change and the Role of the Nurse in Policy and Practice Human Services Needs Following Disaster Events and Disaster Case Management Hospital and Emergency Department Preparedness National Nurse Preparedness: Achieving Competency-Based Expert Practice Medical Countermeasures Dispensing

Issues In Nursing Research Training And Practice 2012 Edition

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ISBN : 9781481646383
Genre : Medical
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Issues in Nursing Research, Training, and Practice: 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Nursing Research. The editors have built Issues in Nursing Research, Training, and Practice: 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Nursing Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Nursing Research, Training, and Practice: 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at

Designing And Integrating A Disaster Preparedness Curriculum

Author : Sharon Stanley
ISBN : 9781940446042
Genre : Medical
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We live in a world where disaster incidents are on the rise. From natural disasters to war and conflict to infectious diseases, being prepared for such events takes tremendous preparation and practice. Nurses are on the frontlines of disaster relief and care, but too few are trained in disaster prep, response, and recovery. Further, too few nurse faculty have personal, real-world experience in responding to natural and man-made disasters. So, where to start? How do nurse faculty members fit one more thing into a course or curriculum? And how do nurses stay on top of their game when it comes to disaster and emergency preparedness? Designing and Implementing a Disaster Preparedness Curriculum: Readying Nurses for the Worst presents a curriculum blueprint for nurse educators that provides readers with the best practices for implementation while avoiding pitfalls and mistakes. Disaster preparation experts Sharon Stanley and Thola Wolanski help ensure that nursing students are as prepared as possible to respond to disasters, whether in their own neighborhoods or around the world, by giving nurse educators strategies and solutions for incorporating disaster preparedness into their curriculum.

Public Health Nursing E Book

Author : Marcia Stanhope
ISBN : 9780323294102
Genre : Medical
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Now in its 8th edition, the "gold standard" in community health nursing provides comprehensive and up-to-date content to keep you at the forefront of the ever-changing community health climate and prepare you for an effective nursing career. In addition to a solid foundation in concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities, you will find real-life applications of the public nurse's role, Healthy People 2020 initiatives, new chapters on forensics and genomics, plus timely coverage of disaster management and important client populations such as pregnant teens, the homeless, immigrants, and more. Evidence-Based Practice boxes illustrate how the latest research findings apply to public/community health nursing. Separate chapters on disease outbreak investigation and disaster management describe the nurse's role in surveilling public health and managing these types of threats to public health. Separate unit on the public/community health nurse's role describes the different roles and functions of the public/community health nurse within the community. Levels of Prevention boxes show how community/public health nurses deliver health care interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention. What Do You Think?, Did You Know?, and How To? boxes use practical examples and critical thinking exercises to illustrate chapter content. The Cutting Edge highlights significant issues and new approaches to community-oriented nursing practice. Practice Application provides case studies with critical thinking questions. Separate chapters on community health initiatives thoroughly describe different approaches to promoting health among populations. Appendixes offer additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines. Linking Content to Practice boxes provide real-life applications for chapter content. NEW! Healthy People 2020 feature boxes highlight the goals and objectives for promoting health and wellness over the next decade. NEW! The Nurse in Forensics chapter focuses on the unique role of forensic nurses in public health and safety, interpersonal violence, mass violence, and disasters. NEW! Genomics in Public Health Nursing chapter includes a history of genetics and genomics and their impact on public/community health nursing care.

Annual Review Of Nursing Research Volume 30 2012

Author : Mary Pat Couig, MPH, RN, FAAN
ISBN : 9780826110336
Genre : Medical
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This landmark annual review has provided nearly three decades of knowledge, insight, and research on topics critical to nurses everywhere. The purpose of this annual review is to critically examine the full gamut of literature on key topics in nursing practice, including nursing theory, care delivery, nursing education, and the professional aspects of nursing. Past volumes of Annual Review of Nursing Research have addressed critical issues such as: Chronic illness Geriatrics Alcohol abuse Patient safety Rural nursing Tobacco use Nursing workforce issues Genetics For the first time ever, we invite readers to purchase either individual issues of this annual review, or to subscribe to the complete periodical and gain access to all previously published and forthcoming issues.

Battlefield And Disaster Nursing Pocket Guide

Author : TriService Nursing Research Program
ISBN : 0763753041
Genre : Medical
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Written by military nurses, The Battlefield and Disaster Nursing Pocket Guide is the premier quick reference guide for battlefield nurses on the front lines. This pocket guide contains critical assessment and treatment information, As well as translation guides to ensure accurate communication in the field. The care of patients with injuries received on the battlefield or in a disaster is specialized. Traumatic injuries may be more complex or unlike injuries seen in the hospital setting. In addition, The battlefield or disaster scene adds an additional level of complexity to medical care. Designed to fit in the pocket of a uniform, this unique pocket guide provides state-of-the-art, evidence-based recommendations for providing nursing care under exceptional conditions. The field guide was designed to fit in the pocket of a field uniform and to stand up to rigorous field conditions.

What Are The Research Needs For The Field Of Disaster Nursing An International Delphi Study

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ISBN : OCLC:1051377069
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Abstract: Background: Internationally there is an increasing amount of peer-reviewed literature pertaining to disaster nursing. The literature includes personal anecdotes, reflections, and accounts of single case studies. Furthermore, issues such as the willingness of nurses to assist in disasters, the role of nurses in disasters, leadership, competencies, and educational preparedness for nurses have been the focus of the literature. Aim: The aim of this research was to determine the international research priorities for disaster nursing. Method: This research used a three-round Delphi technique. The first round used a face-to-face workshop to generate research statements with nursing members of the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM). The second and third rounds included the ranking of statements on a 5-point Likert scale with nursing members of WADEM and the World Society of Disaster Nursing (WSDN). Statements that achieved a mean of four or greater were considered a priority and progressed. Results: Participants were from multiple countries. Research statements were generated in the areas of: education, training, and curriculum; psychosocial; strategy, relationship, and networking; and clinical practice. Psychosocial aspects of disaster nursing ranked the highest, with five statements appearing in the top ten research areas, followed by statements relating to: education, training, and curriculum; clinical practice; and finally, strategy, relationship, and networking. Conclusions: Future disaster nursing research should focus on the area of psychosocial aspects of disaster nursing, in particular, both the psychosocial needs of a disaster-affected community and the psychosocial wellbeing of nurses who assist in disaster health activities. J Ranse, A Hutton, B Jeeawody, R Wilson .What are the research needs for the field of disaster nursing? An international Delphi study .Prehosp Disaster Med .2014 ;29 (5 ):1 -7 .

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