Accession Number:

AD0680918

Title:

THE ROLE OF MEDICINE FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE WASHINGTON DC DIV OF HEALTH MOBILIZATION

Report Date:

1968-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

70.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this publication is to provide the physician with an integrated guide to his responsibilities for the development and operation of the emergency health and medical services in his community under dual headings Natural Disaster and Nuclear Disaster. Included in the text are discussions of problems which have arisen in communities which have experienced catastrophic local disasters. Provided in the appendixes is a variety of technical and reference information which will be useful to the physician in the upgrading of his communitys emergency health service capability.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Hygiene and Sanitation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE