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The Experience of the 2003 SARS outbreak as a traumatic stress among frontline health-care workers in Toronto: lessons learned

Robert Maunder, William J. Lancee, Sean B. Rourke, Jonathan Hunter, David S. Goldbloom, Ken Balderson, Patricia M. Petryshen, Molyn Leszcz, Rosalie Steinberg, Donald Wasylenki, David Koh, and Calvin S. L. Fones

in SARS: A case study in emerging infections

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568193
eISBN:
9780191718175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568193.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

The outbreak of SARS in 2003 caused system-wide stress upon healthcare workers in the Toronto region. This chapter presents quantitative data on the psychological trauma experienced by healthcare ... More


Partner or Pariah: Public Perceptions and Responses to the Extractive Industries

Lisa Jordan and Christopher H. Chamberlain

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Besieged by political pressure, financial hardship, and legal exposure, the extractive industries have been deeply affected by the public campaigns waged against them. This chapter provides an ... More


‘In Germany Now’: The German Refugee Crisis, July–October 1945

Matthew Frank

in Expelling the Germans: British Opinion and Post-1945 Population Transfer in Context

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233649
eISBN:
9780191716294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233649.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The initial focus of this chapter is on the situation in Berlin after the British took over their sector in July 1945. The circumstances around how the refugee story broke in August 1945 are then ... More


Emergency Operations Centers and Incident Management Structure

Jeffrey L. Bryant, Daniel M. Sosin, Tim W. Wiedrich, and Stephen C. Redd

in The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190933692
eISBN:
9780190624279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933692.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Domestically and internationally, Emergency Operation Centers and Incident Management Systems provide a structure and framework to coordinate preparedness and response activities. This chapter ... More


Using Technologies for Data Collection and Management

Janet J. Hamilton and Richard S. Hopkins

in The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190933692
eISBN:
9780190624279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933692.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Quality data collected and summarized at the right time lead to informed decisions, which lead to improved interventions and better health outcomes. Acute disease, condition, or injury field ... More


Haiti

Antoine Augustin, Daniel W Fitzgerald, and Jean William Pape

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews Haiti's response to its HIV epidemic. Haiti has demonstrated that effective services can be implemented despite political unrest and limited financial support. Haiti has had ... More


Public Health and Private Pain

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter provides a detailed account of the first days of the outbreak, revealing the bureaucratic responses of the public health service, and shows that the earliest cases of the outbreak ... More


The national response to Robespierre’s proclamation1

Jonathan Smyth

in Robespierre and the Festival of the Supreme Being: The Search for a Republican Morality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103789
eISBN:
9781526120847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103789.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the national reaction to Robespierre’s proclamation of 18 Prairial, using evidence from national, regional and local archives and other sources, such as local newspapers. It ... More


Conducting a Field Investigation

Michael E. King, Diana M. Bensyl, Richard A. Goodman, and Sonja A. Rasmussen

in The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190933692
eISBN:
9780190624279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933692.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Performing field investigations is a core function of epidemiology in public health. When a threat to the public’s health occurs, epidemiologists investigate to describe the problem and identify ... More


“The Expression of Us All, Young and Old”: Public Perceptions of the Bronze Mobilization Campaign

in Bronzes to Bullets: Vichy and the Destruction of French Public Statuary, 1941–1944

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758895
eISBN:
9780804779715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758895.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the public response to Vichy's bronze mobilization campaign in Paris and throughout France. This response was inspired by myriad political and ideological considerations, ... More


Resignation

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter studies the interview with Dr. Margarita Ilyenko, the director of Hospital 24. It relates her experiences during the initial outbreak, where the early victims of anthrax were not ... More


Biological Weapons and Political Outbreaks

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses the political outbreaks and biological weapons connected to the 1979 anthrax outbreak in Russia. It first narrates the research team's presentation in the Brookings ... More


Manifestation

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0019
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter reveals the patterns on a discernible band of cases in Chkalovskiy. It describes the research team's spot maps, which are compiled along with the interview data, conclusions from the ... More


Individual and Local Reactions to the NWAC

in Patriotism and Propaganda in First World War Britain: The National War Aims Committee and Civilian Morale

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318306
eISBN:
9781846317811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317811.011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines public responses to the National War Aims Committee (NWAC). It suggests that while there were some suspicions of bias or atypicality, evidence suggests that the NWAC retained a ... More


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