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close this bookDisasters Preparedness and Mitigation - Issue No. 31 - July, 1987 (Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), 1987, 8 p.)
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Selected bibliography

The articles listed in this section are of interest to health professionals and others responsible for various aspects of disaster relief and preparedness programs. They have been reproduced and recently added to the collection of articles available from the Editor of this Newsletter. A complete list of available reprints will be circulated to our readers periodically. When making requests, please quote the reference code listed to the left of the publication title.


Asesoría en salud mental a raíz del same de Arrears en Colombia. Bruno Lima, M.D. Boletín de la Oficina Sanitaria Panamericana 101 (6), 1986.


1981 Circus fire disaster in Bangalore, India: causes, management of burn patients and possible presentation. RAMP. pass M.D. Burns 10:17-29.


Misuse of tetanus immunoprophylaxis in wound care. Joseph Giangrasso, M.D. Annals of Emergency Medicine 14 (6), June 1985.


Estructura de la man de tin services de urgencia en situación de catástrofe. Gabriela Venturini R., M.D. et al. Cuadernos Médico-Sociales XXVII(l):33-38, March 1986.


Emergency evacuation of the Denver Veteran's Administration Medical Center. Helen L. Fisher. Military Medicine 15](3):154, March 1986.


Chemical fire at toxic waste disposal plant: Epidemiological study of exposure to smoke and fumes. William Halperin, M.D. et al. Presented at the International Symposium on Disasters, Havana, Cuba, 1985.

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