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One Year Later: The Impact and Aftermath of September 11 - References

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Nursingworld

Information online at the American Nurses Association's web site

Are we ready to respond? Assessing nursing's bioterrorism preparedness.
ANA. The American Nurse Nov/Dec 2001
Retrieved September 21, 2002, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/TAN/2001/TANNovDec2001FeatureBioterrorism.aspx

Nurses share accounts of 9-11 aftermath
S. Trossman. The American Nurse. Nov/Dec 2001
Retrieved on September 21, 2002, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/TAN/2001/TANNovDec2001Features911Aftermath.aspx

Answering the call: Union nurses respond to 9-11
United American Nurses. Activist. December 2001
Retrieved on September 21, 2002, http://www.uannurse.org/read/newsletter/2001/activist_vol6_122001.html

On 9/11, did you ask yourself, “What can I do to help my country?”
Information on becoming a team member of the National Disaster Medical System.
Retrieved on September 21, 2002, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/HealthcareandPolicyIssues/DPR/NNRT/PHSPersonnel.aspx

Bioterrorism and disaster response
Information on personal protection in response to bioterrorism or disaster.
Retrieved on September 21, 2002, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/HealthcareandPolicyIssues/DPR.aspx

Nursing

Information specifically related to nursing/health care and violence

Nurse Advocate: Nurses and Workplace Violence
“Nurse Advocate is dedicated to the recognition and resolution of workplace violence experienced by nurses; in support of those who have experienced violence , and in memory of those who have died.” Definitions of violence are provided at this site. Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.nurseadvocate.org/def.html

International Council of Nurses: Nursing Matters
Terrorism and Bioterrorism: Nursing Preparedness
Fact sheet providing quick reference information. Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.icn.ch/matters_bio.htm

International Council of Nurses: Nursing Matters
Violence: A World-wide Epidemic
Fact sheet providing quick reference information. Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.icn.ch/matters_violence.htm

AAOHN Advisory: Bioterrorism
American Association of Occcupational Health Nurses. “Emergency Preparedness/Disaster Planning, and Bioterrorism- Occupational Health Nurse Response.” Information free for members of this organization, otherwise materials can be purchased. Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.aaohn.org/practice/advisories/bioterrorism.cfm

Bibliography of essential resources in disaster care
The site at Sigma Theta Tau is to offer the current information on disaster care practice that can be used by health care providers. The contributions posted are reviewed and selected by an expert panel. Retrieved October 23, 2002 from: http://www.nursingsociety.org/grief_OJKSN.html

Bioterrorism Preparedness
Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses. Legislation and health policy. Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.awhonn.org/awhonn/?pg=875-3350

Terrorism and Trauma: Psychiatric Nursing Implications.
Slide show prepared by Judith Shindul-Rothschild (2001). Retrieved October 2, 2002 from http://www.risnarn.org/presentations/2001presentation_ptsd/  

Terrorism Resources for the Health
Links developed by the Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) of the University of Maryland . Retrieved October 2, 2002 from:http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/resources/terrorism.html

Foundations/Organizations

Non-profit groups that focus on healthcare and or relief work and emergencies

American Red Cross releases September 11 report
American Red Cross. A short review of the response over the past year.
Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.redcross.org/press/disaster/ds_pr/020905report.html

American Red Cross announces long-term program
American Red Cross. Plan for mental health, family support services and more to continue.
Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.redcross.org/press/disaster/ds_pr/020821longterm.html

After Sept. 11 Archive
Social Science Research Council. Essays written by social scientists on the topic of terrorism and globalization.
Retrieved October2, 2002 from: http://www.ssrc.org/sept11/essays/

UN acts against terrorism
Web page produced by the United Nations related to terrorism. Retrieved October 2, 2002 from http://www.un.org/terrorism/

Relief Web
Project developed by the United Nations to aid humanitarian efforts in response to emergencies. Retrieved October 2, 2002 from http://www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf

WHO: Injuries and Violence Prevention
The mission of VIP is to lead global action to prevent violence and unintentional injuries as major threats to public health. Discusses self-directed, interpersonal, and collective violence. Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www5.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/main.cfm?p=0000000070

Government

Government sites from the USA and sites that provide regional information from across the world world. 
CDC: Health Topic: Violence/Suicide
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Contains resources on many different types of violence. Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.cdc.gov/health/violence.htm

CDC: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
MMWR contains data on specific disease as reported by health departments, and also reports on infectious diseases, environmental hazards, intentional injuries, and other pertinent factors affecting morbidity and mortality in the US .
Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/mmwrsrch.htm

CDC- Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response- Anthrax Information
Provides answers to frequently asked questions, overviews, and images. Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.bt.cdc.gov/Agent/Anthrax/AnthraxGen.asp

MEDLINEplus: Anthrax
Page for health care providers and for the public related to information on anthrax
Retrieved October 2, 2002 from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/anthrax.html

OSHA 3152 Hospitals and Community Emergency Response – What you need to know
Emergency response safety series. Online information booklet intended to provide a generic overview for healthcare workers responding to hazardous emergencies. Retreived September 21, 2002 from: http://www.osha-slc.gov/Publications/OSHA3152/osha3152.html

CDC- Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response- Preparation & Planning
Provides links to National-Level Strategies and Plans, State and Local-Level Information and Plans, information for Healthcare Facilities, Legal and Planning Issues, and Contacts for Preparation and Planning. Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.bt.cdc.gov/Planning/index.asp

International

Sites that provide regional and international resources related to conflict and peace

Centre for Defence and International Security Studies
Research centre based in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Lancaster University in the UK . Retrieved on October 2, 2002 from http://www.cdiss.org/hometemp.htm

Institute for Conflict Research
Independent organization that specializes in working on issues related to both conflict and post-conflict societies. Retrieved on September 21, 2002 from: http://www.conflictresearch.org.uk/

The CAIN Web Service
This site contains information on ‘the Troubles' in Northern Ireland from 1968 to the present. Also contains information on society and politics in the region.
Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://cain.ulst.ac.uk/

Israel , the Occupied Territories and the Palestinian Authority
Amnesty International USA . Overview of the terrorist crisis in Israel . Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.amnestyusa.org/countries/israel_and_occupied_territories/ 

Inside World.
Collection of web sites that provides news and information about a variety of countries and regions of the world.
Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.insidemiddleeast.com/ 

WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources--Peace, Conflict Resolution, and International Security
Part of webiste from the WWW Virtual Library system. Has annotated links on variety of topics. Retrieved October 2, 2002 from http://www.etown.edu/vl/peace.html

Nonviolence Web
Organization devoted to peace and non-violence. Retrieved October 2, 2002 from http://www.nonviolence.org/

Articles

Publications from several sources  

Chemical-Biological Terrorism and Its Impact on Children: A Subject Review (RE9959)
American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatrics 105, 3, pp 662-670. Retrieved October 2, 2002 from http://www.aap.org/policy/re9959.html

Silent Weapons: Growing fear of bioterrorism prompts action
A. Federwisch. NurseWeek. July 1999.
Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.nurseweek.com/features/99-7/terror.html

A sharper image: Nurses strive to garner more- and more accurate- media coverage
K. Schmidt. NurseWeek. December 2001.
Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.nurseweek.com/news/features/01-12/mediaimage_print.html

‘It looked like a war zone': Health care community mobilizes in NY, NJ after terrorist attacks
E. Rasmussen. NurseWeek. September 2001.
Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.nurseweek.com/news/features/01-09/wtc2.html

Shell-shocked again
C. Domrose. NurseWeek. September 2001.
Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.nurseweek.com/news/features/01-09/wtc1.html

Health agenda shift
E. Carr. NurseWeek. January 2002. Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.nurseweek.com/news/features/02-01/healthagenda.html

A different world: National tragedy transforms our lives and our profession
B. Brown. NurseWeek. October 2001.
Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.nurseweek.com/ednote/01/100801b_print.html

When duty calls
K. Schmidt. NurseWeek. November 2001.
Retrieved September 21, 2002 from: http://www.nurseweek.com/news/features/01-11/military_print.html

Other

September 11 News
International and USA news from September 11, 2001 and the next 111 days of 2001. News archives of the terrorist attacks on the WTC in NYC and the Pentagon in Washington DC . Archived news, photos, graphics, images, webs, and newspapers. Retrieved on September 21, 2002 from: http://www.september11news.com/

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