This article discusses the relationship between disasters and infections. Infections that are reviewed include those resulting from (1) a breakdown of the usual mechanisms of infection control, (2) the introduction or emergence of pathogens, and (3) the movement of populations into new areas. Components of infectious-disease surveillance and disaster teams are detailed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||16|
|Journal||Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - 1996|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Emergency Medicine