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Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons
Second Edition
by John R. Cashman

Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons maintains its reputation as a comprehensive training manual for emergency responders to incidents involving nuclear, biological, and chemical materials.

Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons:

  • Draws lessons from case studies involving chlorine gas, anthrax, ricin, viral hemorrhagic fevers, and more
  • Offers actual on-site response techniques and advice from experts on infectious diseases, hazardous materials and cleanup, law enforcement/safety, and emergency medical
  • Compiles vital information on toxicology, physicochemical properties, pharmacokinetics, symptoms, and infective doses
  • Provides access to current data, field-ready resources, and techniques for expediting diagnosis and decontamination
  • Examines new prophylactic measures and countermeasures to exposure, including antidotes and drugs treatments

Contents

  • January 6, 2005: A Gas Attack on Home Ground
  • The Massacre at Columbine High School
  • Guide to Chemical and Biological Agent Response
  • Introduction to Biological Agents and Toxins
  • Guides for Emergency Response: Biological Agent or Weapons
  • Anthrax
  • Botulism
  • Brucellosis
  • Glanders (includes Melioidosis)
  • Plague
  • Q Fever
  • Ricin
  • Staphylococcal Enterotoxin (SEB)
  • Smallpox (Variola) 171
  • Mycotoxins/T-2
  • Tularemia
  • Viral Encephalitus
  • Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (VHFs)
  • Guides for Emergency Response: Chemical Agents and Weapons
  • Arsenical Vesicants including Ethyldichloroarsine (ED) Methyldichloroarsine (MD) Phenyldichloroarsine (PD)
  • Arsine
  • Cyanogen Chloride (CK)
  • Diphosgene & Phosgene
  • Distilled Mustard (H, HD)
  • Blood Agent Hydrogen Cyanide (AC): Blood Agent
  • Blister Agent Lewisite (L) and Blister Agent Mustard-Lewisite Mixture (HL)
  • Nerve Agent GF (GF)
  • Nerve Agent Sarin (GB)
  • Nerve Agent Soman (GD)
  • Nerve Agent Tabun (GA)
  • Nerve Agent VX (VX)
  • Agent Nitrogen Mustard (HN-1), Nitrogen Mustard (HN-2), and Nitrogen Mustard (HN-3)

Index

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Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons
Second Edition
by John R. Cashman

2008 528 pages $98.95 + shipping
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