When Every Moment Counts: What You Need To Know About Bioterrorism From the Senate's Only Doctor / Edition 1

When Every Moment Counts: What You Need To Know About Bioterrorism From the Senate's Only Doctor / Edition 1

by Bill Frist
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742522458

ISBN-13: 9780742522459

Pub. Date: 03/01/2002

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Also available in the Spanish version. Bioterrorism has quickly become one of the most pressing and disturbing issues of our time. Our nation's leaders warn that the threat of germ weapons by terrorists is real, and, more importantly, that the United States remains highly vulnerable. Such statements have led to a national sense of fear and unease. Every American

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Also available in the Spanish version. Bioterrorism has quickly become one of the most pressing and disturbing issues of our time. Our nation's leaders warn that the threat of germ weapons by terrorists is real, and, more importantly, that the United States remains highly vulnerable. Such statements have led to a national sense of fear and unease. Every American wants answers—what can we do to protect our families and loved ones? Enter Senator Bill Frist, M.D. At this crucial time, Senator Frist wants to provide all Americans with an accessible and comprehensive guide to dealing with the realistic threat of bioterrorism. Written in an easy-to-use question and answer format, complete with photographs of the varying symptoms and a full index, When Every Moment Counts is an essential manual for every American. For more information visit Senator Frist's Web site for this book, www.wheneverymomentcounts.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742522459
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.32(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1Anthrax in the Capitol: Bioterrorism Hits Home1
2Safe at Home: A Family Survival Guide21
3Anthrax49
4Smallpox71
5Plague89
6Botulism101
7Tularemia109
8Ebola and Other Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers117
9Chemical Weapons129
10The Threat to Our Food and Water Supply137
11A Nation Prepared: Safeguarding Our Future153
Internet Resources173
Index175
About the Author183

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