Princeton University Library Catalog

The bioterrorism sourcebook : a medical and public health primer / Michael R. Grey, Kenneth R. Spaeth.

Author:
Grey, Michael R. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : McGraw-Hill Medical Pub. Division, c2006.
Description:
xxxiii, 549 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Summary note:
"This illustrated text helps frontline health care and public health personnel care for the immediate and long-term needs of victims of biological, chemical, nuclear, or radiologic (BCN) events. Emphasizing tools for differentiating, treating, and preventing conditions caused by BCN, The Bioterrorism Sourcebook is the only one-stop source of step-by-step clinical and public health guidance on preparing for and responding to bioterrorism-related conditions."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 507-528) and index.
Contents:
Ch. 1. Introduction to terrorism and bioterrorism -- Ch. 2. A clinical approach to biological, chemical, and nuclear terrorism -- Ch. 3. Clinicians' roles in public health preparedness and emergency response -- Ch. 4. Environmental terrorism -- Ch. 5. Surveillance systems and bioterrorism -- Ch. 6. Vulnerable groups : a summary of relevant concerns -- Ch. 7. Psychological effects of the BCN threat -- Ch. 8. Toxicology and bioterrorism -- Ch. 9. Legal and ethical issues -- Ch. 10. A brief history of biological weapons -- Ch. 11. Introduction to biological agents -- Ch. 12. Smallpox (Variola major) -- Ch. 13. Viral hemorrhagic fevers -- Ch. 14. Anthrax -- Ch. 15. Plague (Yersinia pestis) -- Ch. 16. Tularemia (Francisella tularensis) -- Ch. 17. Introduction to biotoxins -- Ch. 18. Botulinum toxin -- Ch. 19. Ricin -- Ch. 20. Category B, C, and additional agents -- Ch. 21. Introduction to chemical weapons -- Ch. 22. A brief history of chemical weapons -- Ch. 23. Pulmonary agents -- Ch. 24. Vesicants or blistering agents -- Ch. 25. Nerve and incapacitating agents -- Ch. 26. Blood agents -- Ch. 27. A brief history of nuclear weapons and the atomic age -- Ch. 28. An overview of radiation physics and injury -- Ch. 29. Introduction to nuclear and radiation weapons -- Ch. 30. Radiological terrorism.
Subject(s):
TerrorismHealth aspects [Browse]
ISBN:
0071440860
LCCN:
2005041665
OCLC:
58452510
Related name:
RCP:
C - S