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The Resource Pandemic planning, edited by J. Eric Dietz, David R. Black

Pandemic planning, edited by J. Eric Dietz, David R. Black

Label
Pandemic planning
Title
Pandemic planning
Statement of responsibility
edited by J. Eric Dietz, David R. Black
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Offering research and evidence-based guidelines for strategic plan development, this book draws on the lessons learned over three years of pandemic preparedness exercises. Collaborating with national leaders and community stakeholders, the contributing authors examine preparedness across a variety of institutional levels and consider the issues and concerns that may arise throughout the process. The book details the threat of pandemic illness and the need and actions required for efficient and effective preparation, prevention, response, and recovery to a pandemic threat at all levels -- community, state, and regional"--Provided by publisher
  • "Foreword The impact of an influenza pandemic can be measured in a variety of ways 50 million deaths in 1918 and 1919; hundreds of millions of individual cases of sickness in 1957; and an estimated three to four trillion dollars lost in global productivity in 2009. By their very nature, the characteristics and outcomes of future pandemics are extremely difficult to predict. This uncertainty, however, should not be viewed as a reason to avoid planning, but rather as a motivator to emphasize the necessity of thorough, complete, and flexible plans for the inevitable pandemics of the future. By improving the readiness of your organization to operate during a pandemic, the likelihood is increased that you will be able to respond quickly and appropriately to future events. Preparedness requires cooperation and collaboration on multiple levels. Individuals should protect themselves and their families; employers should enact policy changes to avoid the spread of illness in the workplace and in schools; healthcare providers and governmental bodies should exercise to test themselves and their communities. True preparedness requires multilevel commitments across geographic and organizational borders. Pandemics result in urgent needs and demands and resources will be limited. To be effective during the real event, this requires us to train and exercise the necessary skills and create plans before the crisis. It is imperative to develop and implement clear metrics for both individual and organizational performance. The ultimate purpose of planning and preparing for a pandemic is twofold: (a) to decrease the morbidity and mortality rates of the illness, and (b) to improve recovery time so that economic and social activities can be resumed at their normal levels"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.19620300973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA653
LC item number
.P36 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dietz, J. Eric
  • Black, David R.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epidemics
  • Influenza
  • Influenza
  • Disaster medicine
  • Emergency management
Target audience
adult
Label
Pandemic planning, edited by J. Eric Dietz, David R. Black
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20006364
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxxiii, 295 pages
Isbn
9781439857656
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012000506
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn659750568
  • (OCoLC)659750568
Label
Pandemic planning, edited by J. Eric Dietz, David R. Black
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20006364
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxxiii, 295 pages
Isbn
9781439857656
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012000506
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn659750568
  • (OCoLC)659750568

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