Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine

A Practical Guide

  • James M. Ryan
  • Adriaan P.C.C. Hopperus Buma
  • Charles W. Beadling
  • Aroop Mozumder
  • David M. Nott
  • Norman M. Rich
  • Walter Henny
  • David MacGarty

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxii
  2. The Disaster and Conflict Environment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. James M. Ryan, Adriaan P. C. C. Hopperus Buma
      Pages 3-14
    3. Charles W. Beadling, Norman M. Rich
      Pages 15-27
    4. Alan Hawley
      Pages 29-44
    5. Edmund G. Howe
      Pages 91-110
    6. Sundeep Dhillon
      Pages 111-120
    7. Frank K. Butler, Charles W. Beadling
      Pages 121-145
    8. Zygmunt F. Dembek
      Pages 147-158
  3. Disasters, Public Health, and Populations

  4. Living and Working in Austere Environments

  5. Hospitals and Health Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 433-434
    2. James M. Ryan, Jessica Tucker, David MacGarty
      Pages 435-445
    3. Martin C. M. Bricknell
      Pages 477-485
    4. David L. Bruce
      Pages 487-510
  6. Clinical Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 531-532
    2. Walter Henny, David M. Nott
      Pages 537-565
    3. Ralph J. de Wit, David M. Nott
      Pages 567-577
    4. Pieter-Paul A. M. van Thiel, Adriaan P. C. C. Hopperus Buma
      Pages 579-610
    5. James M. Ryan, Adriaan P. C. C. Hopperus Buma
      Pages 611-617
    6. Andrew I. R. Maas, Walter Henny
      Pages 633-641
    7. Ralph J. de Wit, David M. Nott
      Pages 675-688

About this book


Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine: A Practical Guide 3e follows its successful predecessors in providing a framework for use by health professionals visiting a resource-constrained environment.

Aimed at health professionals, Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine: A Practical Guide 3e encompasses problems brought about by local conflict or natural disasters. It covers preparation, organisation, logistics, treatment of major trauma and medical emergencies, and the special problems of delivering medicine in a hostile environment. This book will provide the reader with a mix of theory, opinion and practical advice to guide him through areas of conflicts, catastrophes and remote locations.


Ballistics Emergency Medicine Traumatic Surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • James M. Ryan
    • 1
  • Adriaan P.C.C. Hopperus Buma
    • 2
  • Charles W. Beadling
    • 3
  • Aroop Mozumder
    • 4
  • David M. Nott
    • 5
  • Norman M. Rich
    • 6
  • Walter Henny
    • 7
  • David MacGarty
    • 8
  1. 1.Department of Cardiac and Vascular SciencesSt George's University of LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Buma Health Care ServicesRotterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Center for Distaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine, Uniformed ServicesUniversity of Health SciencesBethesdaUSA
  4. 4.Defence Medical Services-WhittingtonLichfieldUnited Kingdom
  5. 5.Department of SurgeryChelsea and Westminster HospitalLondonUnited Kingdom
  6. 6.The Norman M. Rich Department of Surgery, Uniformed ServicesUniversity of Health SciencesBethesdaUSA
  7. 7.Formerly of Department of SurgeryUniversity HospitalRotterdamThe Netherlands
  8. 8.Department of GastroenterologyRoyal Surrey County HospitalGuildfordUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-2926-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-2927-1
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