Pediatric Disaster Preparedness and Response Topical Collection

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Pediatric Disaster Preparedness and Response Topical Collection


The American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Disaster Preparedness and Response Topical Collection is an update of select material in the 2005 Pediatric Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness Resource manual. The target audience for the manual is health care providers who care for children in a disaster. This would include primary care clinicians, community-based clinicians, and health professionals in hospital and other care settings.

Included in Topical Collection Part One are the following chapters:

  1. Introduction
  2. Tribute to Michael Shannon, MD, MPH, FAAP
  3. How Children are Different
  4. Disaster Planning for Pediatricians
  5. Preparedness Planning in Specific Practice Settings
  6. Mental Health Issues
  7. Emerging Infectious Diseases
  8. Pediatric Preparedness Exercises
  9. Resources

If you would like to cite the Pediatric Disaster Preparedness and Response Topical Collection in your work, please use the following citation:

  • Chung S, Foltin G, Schonfeld DJ, et al; American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatric Disaster Preparedness and Response Topical Collection, Itasca, IL; American Academy of Pediatrics; 2019

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