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Terrorism and Public Health

A Balanced Approach to Strengthening Systems and Protecting People

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health systems & services,
  • Personal & public health,
  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • USA,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Public Health,
  • Medical / Public Health

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBarry S. Levy (Editor), Victor W. Sidel (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9392049M
    ISBN 100195325257
    ISBN 109780195325256

    The #1 New York Times bestselling first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from a Navy SEAL who confronted the terrorist mastermind and witnessed his final moments. From the streets of Iraq to the rescue. The book is organized into four thematic sections: Part I provides a conceptual understanding of biowarfare, bioterrorism and the laws we have to counteract this; Part II investigates known bioagents and the threat from emerging diseases; Part III focuses on agricultural terrorism and food security; and Part IV outlines international, US, and.

    Terrorism and public health: a balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people. [Barry S Levy; Victor W Sidel;] -- "This book, written by 36 experts on a wide variety of public health aspects of terrorism, provides a comprehensive review of lessons learned from September 11 and the dissemination of anthrax and. Terrorism and Public Health: A Balanced Approach to Strengthening Systems and Protecting People, Edited by Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel; in the Wake of Terror: Medicine and Morality in a Time of Crisis, Edited by Jonathan D. Moreno Book Review.

    The best books on Terrorism recommended by Mary Habeck. The Professor of Strategic Studies at Johns Hopkins University picks five books you must read to understand the War on Terror, starting with one that tries to define what terrorism is. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LAC DPH) has a long history of disaster preparedness and has been involved in preparing for terrorist events since The Public Health approach to terrorism preparedness is to develop an "all-hazards approach" and to emphasize a "dual purpose" approach to utilization of resources.


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"Terrorism and Public Health is a provocative book written for times that challenge our values in how to respond. It calls for planning and restraint and a balancing of resources for the overall health of the public in the response to emergencies caused by terrorism."Journal of the American3/5(1).

Terrorism And Public Health book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In a wide-ranging, timely discussion of urgent issues, this vo /5(7). This book provides schools of public health and other academic health institutions with a basic guide for developing terrorism preparedness and response training in their curricula."--Patricia W.

Wahl, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics and Dean, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington/5(2).

The terrorist attacks of September 11 and the subsequent assaults with anthrax through the postal system underscored both strengths and weaknesses in the U. public health system. These events created a sense of urgency to perform a long-overdue critical reassessment of our system. Terrorism and Public Health provides such an assessment.

Terrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies: A Reference Guide for Media Perfect Paperback – September 1, by U.S. Department of Health 3/5(1). The first edition of this book was published almost a decade ago to provide a comprehensive examination of the relationship between terrorism and public health.

It also described what health professionals could do to mitigate the consequences of terrorist attacks and threats, and to address the underlying causes of terrorism. Examples of public health threats are: Natural disasters. Disease outbreaks.

Accidents involving hazardous substances. Terrorist attacks. Public health threats can affect air quality, cause shortages of safe water and food, and cut off electricity, gas, telephone, and other services.

You and your family members may be separated. The Oklahoma City bombing, intentional crashing of airliners on Septemand anthrax attacks in the fall of have made Americans acutely aware of the impacts of terrorism.

These events and continued threats of terrorism have raised questions about the impact on the psychological health of the nation and how well the public health infrastructure is able to meet the psychological. Kate Leeson: Bioterrorism and the public health systems.

There should not be a diversion of funds from health programs which tackle real and immediate threats from naturally occurring diseases. Finally, this book joins the call for stronger measures to enforce the international prohibition of the development and production of biological weapons.

Contents Executive Summary 1 Introduction: Rationale for a Public Health Response to the Psychological Consequences of Terrorism Charge to the Committee, 20 Terrorism and the Public's Health: The Need for a Public Health Response to the Psychological Consequences of Terrorism, 23 Content and Structure of the Report, 32 2 Understanding the.

Implications of Terrorism for the Public's Health. In response to the attacks on Septemthe United States government initiated measures to ensure “homeland security.” Funds were allocated to detect and respond to threats of terrorism. While the nation's security has traditionally been built on military, economic, and more.

The book is designed to assist public health workers and others in responding to terrorist attacks and reducing and preventing threats of future terrorism; and reducing or preventing inappropriate. Public Health Emergencies A Texas Bench Book Leah R. Fowler, Editor Since the terrorist attacks of Septemand the subsequent anthrax bioterrorism attacks, public health emergency law has experienced significant reforms in efforts to better prepare.

This book examines community-based approaches to counter-terrorism through an analysis of the notions of community, partnership, engagement, gender and religion in order to shed new light on the potential of, and drawbacks to these approaches.

Spalek stresses the need. Terrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies: A Field Guide for Media Spiral-bound – January 1, by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Perfect Paperback "Please retry" $ Reviews: 1. 21st Century Terrorism: Planning for the Unthinkable, A Comprehensive Federal Guidebook on Terrorism and Public Health Emergencies [U.S. Government] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

21st Century Terrorism: Planning for the Unthinkable, A Comprehensive Federal Guidebook on Terrorism and Public Health EmergenciesAuthor: U.S. Government. This book provides schools of public health and other academic health institutions with a basic guide for developing terrorism preparedness and response training in their curricula."—Patricia W.

Wahl, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics and Dean, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WashingtonPrice: $   Here are my top 20 recommendations for infectious disease and public health books to read while surviving a pandemic: 1.

The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic. "Terrorism, Crime, and Public Policy is a comprehensive review of the origins and nature of terrorism and of public policies for responding to it. With sound, balanced judgment, Brian Forst covers difficult and controversial subjects, from the 'clash of civilizations' debate to the Patriot Act.

I highly recommend this excellent book."Reviews: Edited by leading experts in the field, including Donald Henderson, MD, MPH, the Director of the US Office of Public Health Preparedness, this valuable clinical resource is the only book providing guidelines and recommendations for the medical and public health community following a.

Get this from a library! Terrorism and public health: a balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people. [Barry S Levy; Victor W Sidel;] -- This completely revised second edition provides new information on emergency preparedness and response planning as well as lessons learned from responses to terrorist attacks in the United States and.The terrorism related violence affects the public health and the health care services in an important way and in different scopes, among them, increase mortality, morbidity and disability, generates a context of fear and anxiety that makes the psychopathological diseases very frequent, seriously alters the operation of the health care services.Title: Terrorism and Public Health.

A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people. (2 nd Ed.) Edited by: Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel. Publisher: Oxford University Press, Reviewer: Martyn Tee, independent trainer for Health & Social Care.