Bioterrorism: A Guide for First Responders / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
An effective pocket guide specifically designed to help first responders deal with the unique nature of a biological terrorist attack. From personal protection to emergency actions to the guidelines for the 12 most probable biological agents, this book allows all responders to be on the same page, even when communications fail. Because of its ease of use and durability, this book is ideal for field use. It provides quick access to life saving information faster than any emergency response guidebook currently available. The second edition contains an additional ten pages of emergency actions and general preparedness, and gives users quick access to potential signs and symptoms produced by biological agents through a global signs and symptoms matrix chart.
|Product dimensions:||5.70(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.80(d)|
Table of Contents
Biological Agents, Signs, and Symptoms Matrix Chart Key Elements/Indicators of a Biological Attack Emergency Response to a Biological Attack First Responder Emergency Actions Decontamination Procedures Management of Biological Casualties Emergency Response to a Biological Attack Response Information for the Twelve Most Probable Biological Agents. Topics Include: Communicability Mode of Infection Personal Protection Emergency Actions Signs and Symptoms Characteristics Mortality Complications Infection Control Clinical Specimens Treatment Laboratory Tests/Findings Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Vaccination Decontamination Postmortem Precautions