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Local Planning for Terror and Disaster From Bioterrorism to Earthquakes

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ISBN-10: 1118112865

ISBN-13: 9781118112861

Edition: 2012

Authors: Leonard A. Cole, Nancy D. Connell

List price: $110.95
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Local Preparedness for Terrorism and Disaster gives voice to experts in key fields involved with local preparedness, assessing the quality of preparedness in each field, and offering directions for improvement. Introductory chapters provide overviews of terror medicine, security and communications, which are indispensable to successful preparedness, while subsequent chapters concentrate on a particular field and how responders from that field communicate and interact with others during and after an event. Thus, a chapter by a physician discusses not only the doctor's role but how that role is, or should be, coordinated with emergency medical technicians and police. Similarly, chapters by…    
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Book details

List price: $110.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/9/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 274
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Leonard A. Cole is Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. He is an expert on bioterrorism and terror medicine and author of seven books, most recently The Anthrax Letters: A Medical Detective Story. He lives in Ridgewood, New Jersey.

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