Management of Dead Bodies in Disaster Situations Pdf Book

Management of Dead Bodies in Disaster Situations

  • Author : Mary Elizabeth Stonaker
  • ISBN : 1437900631
  • Category : N.a
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Pages : 176
  • Release Date : 2008-07-01

This manual will ensure that the management of massive fatalities forms part of disaster preparedness and response plans, and that it is a fundamental aspect of humanitarian assistance to survivors and rehabilitation and reconstruction programs. The manual provides the technical information that will support the correct approach to handling dead bodies. Contents: Preparedness for mass deaths; Medicolegal work in major disasters; Health considerations in cases of mass fatalities; Sociocultural aspects; Psychological aspects; Legal aspects; Cases studies; Final recommendations; Myths and realities of management of dead bodies in disasters; and Glossary. Illustrations.

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