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Justification for a Nuclear Global Health Workforce: multidisciplinary analysis of risk, survivability & preparedness, with emphasis on the triage management of thermal burns / Tom, Potokar

Conflict and Health, Volume: 11, Issue: 1

Swansea University Author: Tom, Potokar

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Abstract

An assessment of the risks of nuclear conflict and the global preparedness to deal with such a catastrophe. Includes a proposal for triage and management of burn injuries based on a model of what would happen if there was a nuclear attack on Washington DC. Summarises the need for a global nuclear wo...

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Published in: Conflict and Health
ISSN: 1752-1505
Published: 2017
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa36656
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Abstract: An assessment of the risks of nuclear conflict and the global preparedness to deal with such a catastrophe. Includes a proposal for triage and management of burn injuries based on a model of what would happen if there was a nuclear attack on Washington DC. Summarises the need for a global nuclear workforce to establish guidelines and strategies to address a nuclear event, the risk of which would appear to be increasingly likely given current world geopolitics.
Keywords: Nuclear, Taskforce, Burns
College: College of Human and Health Sciences
Issue: 1