Bioterrorism in medical and healthcare administration /
Laure Paquette.
New York, N.Y. : Marcel Dekker, Inc., c2004.
viii, 188 p. : forms ; 27 cm.
0824756517 (alk. paper)
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New York, N.Y. : Marcel Dekker, Inc., c2004.
0824756517 (alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-182) and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Laure Paquette is Associate Professor of Political Science, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, and Adjunct Professor of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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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
Prefacep. v
How to Develop or Adapt Emergency Plans for Bioterrorist Threatsp. 1
Strategy and Bioterrorismp. 3
Strategic Intervention: Tactical Analysis and Countervailing Tactics for Bioterrorism and Its Consequencesp. 11
Bioterrorism's Threat and Planned Response: Strategic Analysis and Designp. 31
Counteracting a Bioterrorist Strategy: Overcoming the Inevitable Obstacles to Changep. 59
A Coordinated Response to Bioterrorism: In-House Training and Planning for Staff, Professionals, and Managersp. 87
Semi-Fictional Case Studiesp. 101
A Hypothetical Bioterrorist Attackp. 103
A Hospital Plans for Bioterrorismp. 109
A State Deals with Terrorismp. 115
An International Organization, WABO, Deals with Bioterrorismp. 125
A Country Deals with Bioterrorismp. 139
An International Organization of States Deals with Bioterrorismp. 145
Conclusionp. 155
Solutions to the Analysis of the Casesp. 159
Bibliographyp. 167
Indexp. 183
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