“Reporting on the significant strides made in securing and protecting our nation’s infrastructures, this timely and accessible resource examines emergency responsiveness and other issues vital to national homeland security. Critical Infrastructure: Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness details the important measures that have been taken over the past few years to safeguard the industries, national landmarks, and national assets considered vital to the continued economic operation and success of any country and its people. After introducing the topic, this comprehensive book covers concerns such as data classification and categorization, border security and immigration, cyberterrorism, hazardous materials, national response plans, national incident management systems, and incident command systems. It presents newly developed department and agency level protocols, as well as newly formulated procedures and guidelines. It also explains security vulnerability assessments, information sharing and analysis centers, control systems, and supervisory control and data acquisition. Comprehensive and authoritative, Critical Infrastructure: Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness isa must-have resource for professionals within both the private and public sectors and for students studying topics relating to critical infrastructure, emergency management, crisis response, and disaster recovery.”–Publisher’s website.
Updated and expanded to provide the neurologic, intensive and critical care communities a comprehensive guide to common critical care illnesses and seizures, this third edition remains the premier resource on seizures in critical care. In addition to covering etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and treatment options, chapters feature the latest technologies and treatments and integrate […]
This text reviews the postoperative management of patients who have undergone cardiac surgical procedures, some of the most common and most complicated forms of surgery. These patients and their management are characterized by complex challenges, while among the factors determining ultimate clinical outcome, postoperative critical care is of major importance. This new and extensively updated […]
Part of the popular Pocket Notebook Series, Pocket ICU, Second Edition provides concise, evidence-based information for critical care students, interns, residents, and professionals at all levels of experience. Now fully revised and up to date, this portable handbook can be used for quick, easy reference both in the wards and in the operating room. Key […]