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Are We Ready? : Public Health Since 9/11.

By: Rosner, David, 1947-Contributor(s): Markowitz, Gerald EMaterial type: TextTextSeries: California/Milbank books on health and the public ; 15.Publication details: CA : University of California Press, 2006. Description: 1 online resource (211 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780520940475; 0520940474; 1282360167; 9781282360167; 0520249208; 0520250389; 9780520249202; 9780520250383; 9786612360169; 661236016XSubject(s): Medical policy -- United States | Emergency medical services -- United States | Emergency management -- United States | September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Health aspects -- New York (State) -- New York | Needs Assessment | Public Policy | September 11 Terrorist Attacks | September 11 Terrorist Attacks | Public Policy | Bioterrorism | Government | Disaster Planning | Needs Assessment | United States | New York (N.Y.) | HEALTH & FITNESS -- First Aid | MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Emergency Medical Services | MEDICAL -- Health Policy | Emergency management | Emergency medical services | Medical policy | New York (State) -- New York | United States | Katastrophenmanagement | Elfter September | Gesundheitspolitik | Notfallmedizin | USA | September 11 Terrorist Attacks (2001) | 2001Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Are We Ready? : Public Health Since 9/11.DDC classification: 362.18 LOC classification: RA395.A3NLM classification: WA 295Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Remembering the Moment; 1 September 11 and the Shifting Priorities of Public and Population Health in New York City; 2 Emergency Preparedness, Bioterrorism, and the States; 3 Emergency Preparedness, Bioterrorism, and the CDC: Federal Involvement before and after 9/11; Conclusion: What Lessons Have We Learned?; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Summary: A contemporary history of a critical period, Are We Ready? analyzes the impact of 9/11, the anthrax attacks that followed, and preparations for a possible smallpox attack on the nation's public health infrastructure. David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz interviewed local, state, and federal officials to determine the immediate reactions of key participants in these events. The authors explore the extent to which these emergencies permanently altered the political, cultural, and organizational life of the country and consider whether the nation is now better prepared to withstand another potential.
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Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Remembering the Moment; 1 September 11 and the Shifting Priorities of Public and Population Health in New York City; 2 Emergency Preparedness, Bioterrorism, and the States; 3 Emergency Preparedness, Bioterrorism, and the CDC: Federal Involvement before and after 9/11; Conclusion: What Lessons Have We Learned?; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.

A contemporary history of a critical period, Are We Ready? analyzes the impact of 9/11, the anthrax attacks that followed, and preparations for a possible smallpox attack on the nation's public health infrastructure. David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz interviewed local, state, and federal officials to determine the immediate reactions of key participants in these events. The authors explore the extent to which these emergencies permanently altered the political, cultural, and organizational life of the country and consider whether the nation is now better prepared to withstand another potential.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-180) and index.

English.

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