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Bioterrorism in Medical and Healthcare Administration

1st Edition

By Laure Paquette

Routledge

296 pages

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Hardback: 9780824756512
pub: 2004-06-29
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Description

Bioterrorism in Medical and Healthcare Administration provides an efficient method to identify, manage, and control transformations in the provision of health services during elevated levels of bioterrorist threat - offering step-by-step procedures and templates to prepare and implement a coordinated response to high-alert situations.

Outlines procedures to analyze events of significance, properly train personnel, maintain working relationships among various groups, and effectively cope with the threat or use of bioweaponry.

Essential to public health preparedness, this book

explains how to conduct strategic and tactical analyses to determine and control health service operation. It provides tools for change that can be utilized by anyone inside or outside the health care system, at any level, and in a unit of any size.

The reference contains 50 worksheets that allow for clear layout and understanding of the schemes and tactics outlined in the text. It also includes case studies that showcase strategies used by individuals, infranational groups, supranational groups, governments, and groups of governments to counter bioterrorist threats

Table of Contents

PART I: HOW TO DEVELOP OR ADAPT EMERGENCY PLANS FOR BIOTERRORIST THREATS

Strategy and Bioterrorism

Strategic Intervention: Tactical Analysis and Countervailing Tactics for Bioterrorism and Its Consequences

Bioterrorism's Threat and Planned Response: Strategic Analysis and Design

Counteracting a Bioterrorist Strategy: Overcoming the Inevitable Obstacles to Change

A Coordinated Response to Bioterrorism: In-House Training and Planning for Staff, Professionals, and Managers

PART II: SEMI-FICTIONAL CASE STUDIES

A Hypothetical Bioterrorist Attack

A Hospital Plans for Bioterrorism

A State Deals with Terrorism

An International Organization, WABO, Deals with Bioterrorism

A Country Deals with Bioterrorism

An International Organization of States Deals with Bioterrorism

Conclusion

Appendix: Solutions to the Analysis of the Cases

Index

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS073000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Commerce
HOM021000
HOUSE & HOME / Security
MED035000
MEDICAL / Health Care Delivery
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General