8. Medical Preparedness

  1. Dan Kaszeta

Published Online: 30 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118529713.ch8

CBRN and Hazmat Incidents at Major Public Events: Planning and Response

CBRN and Hazmat Incidents at Major Public Events: Planning and Response

How to Cite

Kaszeta, D. (2012) Medical Preparedness, in CBRN and Hazmat Incidents at Major Public Events: Planning and Response, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118529713.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118288191

Online ISBN: 9781118529713

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Keywords:

  • medical response;
  • HAZMAT;
  • chemical-warfare agents;
  • nerve agents;
  • cyanides

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • How will CBRN/HAZMAT Present itself to the Medical System?

  • The Concept of “Special Events Medical Services”

  • General Planning Considerations

  • Mass Casualty Planning

  • Hospital Decontamination

  • Medical Surveillance

  • Dealing with the “Worried Well”