Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and Humanitarian Relief, 2nd version
This book is divided into two parts: Part I : Dictionary, and Part II : Acronyms and
Abbreviations. The Dictionary constitutes the main body of the work, each entry
being de fi ned in detail, with synonyms and cross-references to other relevant terms.
Part II de fi nes an extensive list of acronyms and abbreviations that are commonly
used in disaster medicine and international humanitarian relief.
The following abbreviations are used in the text:
- Cf. compare with or see the term mentioned.
- Sn: this term has a synonym, which is also de fi ned.
- Sm: symbol.
- e.g. for example.
- * this abbreviation is further de fi ned in Part I.
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