Weapons of Mass Casualties and Terrorism Response Handbook

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ISBN: 9780763724252

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Overview

The Weapons of Mass Casualties and Terrorism Response Handbook is the ultimate medical resource on weapons of mass destruction for all levels of emergency care providers, covering emergency care of injuries and illnesses resulting from weapons of mass casualties!This handbook provides the most up-to-date, comprehensive medical information available for both More »

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ISBN: 9780763724252

The Weapons of Mass Casualties and Terrorism Response Handbook is the ultimate medical resource on weapons of mass destruction for all levels of emergency care providers, covering emergency care of injuries and illnesses resulting from weapons of mass casualties!

This handbook provides the most up-to-date, comprehensive medical information available for both prehospital and in-hospital providers on the emergency care of injuries and illnesses resulting from biologic or chemical weapons.

Covering all Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) threats and more, this handbook provides the following information for each agent presented:

• History 
• Physical Characteristics
• Dissemination
• Mechanism of Action
• Effects 
• Lethality and Toxicity 
• Treatment 
• Decontamination and Personal Protection

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