PDR Guide to Terrorism Response / Edition 1

PDR Guide to Terrorism Response / Edition 1

by John G. Bartlett, Michael I. Greenberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 156363550X

ISBN-13: 9781563635502

Pub. Date: 12/28/2005

Publisher: PDR Network

A step-by-step guide for emergency responders, covering biological, chemical, incendiary, explosive and nuclear attacks, with in-depth information on biological and chemical agents written by experts in the field.  See more details below

Overview

A step-by-step guide for emergency responders, covering biological, chemical, incendiary, explosive and nuclear attacks, with in-depth information on biological and chemical agents written by experts in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563635502
Publisher:
PDR Network
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book

PART ONE: Terrorism Incident Management
Checklists for First Responders in the Field

PART TWO: Signs & Symptoms

PART THREE: Terrorism Agents in Brief
Biological Terrorism Agents
Chemical Terrorism Agents
Explosives
Burns
Nuclear/Radiation

PART FOUR: Biological Terrorism Agents in Depth
CDC Category A Bioterrorism Agents
(Most likely to be used by terrorists)
CDC Category B Bioterrorism Agents
(Less likely but still possible to be used by terrorists)

PART FIVE: Chemical Terrorism Agents in Depth
Acids
Blood Agents
Choking/Pulmonary Agents
Incapacitating Agents
Long-Acting Anticoagulants
Metals
Nerve Agents
Organic Solvents
Riot Control Agents
Urticants (nettle agents)
Vesicants (blister agents)

PART SIX: Medical Management in an Incendiary Attack
ABCs of Burns: Initial Management of a Major Burn: I-Overview
ABCs of Burns: Initial Management of a Major Burn: II-Assessment and Resuscitation
ABCs of Burns: Intensive Care Management and Control of Infection
Where There's Fire, There's Smoke: Assessing and Managing Inhalation Injury in the ED

PART SEVEN: Medical Management in an Explosive Attack
Explosions and Blast Injuries: A Primer for Clinicians
Blast Lung Injury: What Clinicians Need to Know
Suicide Bombing Attacks: Update and Modifications to the Protocol

PART EIGHT: Medical Management in a
Nuclear/Radiation Attack
Interim Guidelines for Hospital Response to Mass Casualties from a Radiological Incident
Acute Radiation Syndrome: A Fact Sheet for Physicians
Cutaneous Radiation Injury: A Fact Sheet for Physicians

PART NINE: Drugs for Terrorism Response
Anthrax Treatment
Brucellosis Treatment
BZ Treatment
Cholera Treatment
Cryptosporidium Treatment
Cyanide Treatment
Fentanyl Treatment
Glanders Treatment
Melioidosis Treatment
Nerve Gas Treatment
Plague Treatment
Psittacosis Treatment
Q Fever Treatment
Radiation Exposure Treatment
Salmonella Treatment
Sarin Treatment
Shigella Treatment
Smallpox Treatment
Tabun Treatment
Tularemia Treatment
Typhus Fever Treatment
Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Treatment
VX Treatment
Supportive Care

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