Handbook of Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Agent Exposures: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Handbook of Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Agent Exposures

1st Edition

Edited by Jerrold B. Leikin, Robin B. McFee, Robert Kerscher

CRC Press

752 pages

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Hardback: 9781420044775
pub: 2007-06-26
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pub: 2007-06-26
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Treating nuclear, biological, and chemical agent exposures presents a unique set of challenges. These scenarios usually involve multiple exposures, sometimes even mass exposures, from a single, often poorly-defined, event. Early symptoms are not distinct and can often be variable. Laboratory analyses may be required from environmental, often nonbio

Table of Contents

Special Topics Include:

  • Dermal Aspects of Bioterrorism

  • Pediatric Mass Exposure

  • Field Identification and Decontamination

  • Pharmacy Preparedness

    Alphabetical Monographs - 63 Chemical Agents, 27 Biological Agents, 50 Diagnostic Tests/Procedures, 65 Antidotal Agents, 11 Radiological Agents

    Appendix - Includes tables, algorithms, charts, graphs, general and specific toxicology guidelines

    Alphabetical Index - Contains monographs names, brand names, synonyms, and scientific names to assist in easy location of monographs

  • Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    LAW / Forensic Science
    MEDICAL / Pharmacology
    MEDICAL / Toxicology