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The Role of Nurses in Disaster Management in Asia Pacific [electronic resource] / edited by Sheila Bonito, Hiroko Minami.

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dc.contributor.author Bonito, Sheila. editor.
dc.contributor.author Minami, Hiroko. editor.
dc.contributor.author SpringerLink (Online service)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-02T10:00:42Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-02T10:00:42Z
dc.date.created 2017.
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.isbn 9783319413099
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.conacyt.gov.py/xmlui/handle/123456789/18435
dc.description X, 115 p. 34 illus., 33 illus. in color.
dc.description.abstract This book documents how nurses have shown their dedication, courage, expertise and compassion in helping communities prepare for, respond to and recover from disastrous events. It aims to inspire and equip nurses and other health professionals to help people in disaster-affected areas and contribute to community resilience. The last decade (2005-2015) has been characterized by a number of overwhelming natural disasters - tropical storms, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis; and threats of emerging infectious diseases - SARS, MERSCoV and Ebola around the world. Countries from the Asia Pacific region, such as Australia, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, India, Japan, Nepal, Philippines, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Thailand and Vanuatu, have borne the brunt of the devastation caused by these catastrophic events. Nurses from these countries have stepped in providing emergency care in hospitals and in the field, addressing public health needs in evacuation centers, supporting epidemiologic su rveillance and conducting health education, training and research, to help save lives and support communities build back better.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2017.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer eBooks
dc.relation.uri http://cicco.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-41309-9
dc.subject Medicine.
dc.subject Emergency medicine.
dc.subject Public health.
dc.subject Critical care medicine.
dc.subject Primary care (Medicine).
dc.subject Practice of medicine.
dc.subject Medicine & Public Health.
dc.subject Nursing Management.
dc.subject Emergency Medicine.
dc.subject Intensive / Critical Care Medicine.
dc.subject Practice and Hospital Management.
dc.subject Primary Care Medicine.
dc.subject Public Health.
dc.subject.ddc 610.73 23
dc.subject.ddc 610.73072 23
dc.subject.lcc RT81.5
dc.subject.other Medicine (Springer-11650)
dc.title The Role of Nurses in Disaster Management in Asia Pacific [electronic resource] / edited by Sheila Bonito, Hiroko Minami.
dc.type text
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-319-41309-9
dc.identifier.bib 978-3-319-41309-9
dc.format.rdamedia computer
dc.format.rdacarrier online resource
dc.format.rda text file PDF


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