NOTE: NO FURTHER DISCOUNT FOR THIS PRINT PRODUCT-- OVERSTOCK SALE -- Significantly reduced list price while supplies last A comprehensive source of the information available on chemical agents, this book will increase the level of preparedness and response capability of military and civilian practitioners responsible for chemical casualty care. Includes detailed explanations of chemical detectors and protection equipment, diagnosis, decontamination techniques, established and emerging countermeasures, and therapy techniques, as well as the history of chemical warfare and casualty management.This book content will primarily appeal to military healthcare providers. Emergency first providers and responders, specialists in chemical warfare, industrial accidents, and terrorism may also have an interest in this authoritative material. Related products:Medical Management of Chemical Casualties Handbook is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/008-023-00149-9USAMRIID\'s Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook, 8E can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/008-020-01635-7Confidence Building in Cyberspace: A Comparison of Territorial and Weapons-Based Regimes is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/008-000-01139-7
About the Author
The US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense carries on the US military’s long history of research and training in defense against chemical weapons and training for the care of chemical casualties.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to the Chemical Threat 2. History of Chemical Warfare 3. History of the Medical Management of Chemical Casualties 4. History of the Chemical Threat, Chemical Terrorism, and Its Implications for Military Medicine 5. Nerve Agents 6. Neuroprotection as a Treatment for Nerve Agent Survivors 7. Nerve Agent Bioscavenger: Development of a New Approach to Protect Against Organophosphorus Exposure
8. Vesicants 9. Long-Term Health Effects of Chemical Threat Agents 10. Toxic Inhalational Injury and Toxic Industrial Chemicals 11. Cyanide Poisoning 12. Incapacitating Agents 13. Riot Control Agents 14. Field Management of Chemical Casualties 15. Triage of Chemical Casualties 16. Decontamination of Chemical Casualties 17. Chemical Defense Equipment 18. Occupational Health and the Chemical Surety Mission
19. Toxins: Established and Emergent Threats 20. Medical Chemical Defense Acquisition Programs 21. Medical Management of Chemical Toxicity in Pediatrics 22. Medical Diagnostics 23. Domestic Preparedness Abbreviations and Acronyms
This book content will primarily appeal to military healthcare providers. Emergency first providers and responders, specialists in chemical warfare, industrial accidents, and terrorism may also have an interest in this authoritative material.