Chemical/Nuclear Terrorism: A Guide for First Responders / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
An ideal pocket guide for first responders during the aftermath of a chemical or nuclear terrorist attack. From evacuation distances to emergency actions to the guidelines for nerve, blister and choking 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 provides essential, up-to-date information on terrorism preparedness, and gives users quick access to potential signs and symptoms produced by chemical agents through a global signs and symptoms matrix chart.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.70(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.80(d)|
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Table of Contents
Chemical Agents, Signs, and Symptoms Matrix Chart Controlling the Scene Isolation and Evacuation Distances Pre-Hospital Response Patient Triage Decontamination Patient Transport Hospital Emergency Management Response Information for Nerve, Blister, and Choking Agents, as well as "Dirty Bombs" and Nuclear Detonation. Topics Include: Contact Risk Antidote Information Routes of Exposure Personal Protection Emergency Actions Characteristics Signs and Symptoms Agent Characteristics Treatment Laboratory Tests/Findings Disposition/Follow-Up/Reporting