Toxico-terrorism: Emergency Response and Clinical Approach to Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Agents Paperback / softback
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The emergency medicine expertise you need to prepare for--and manage--any type of bioterrorist attack!Written by emergency room physicians for emergency room physicians, Toxico-terrorism covers every essential aspect of the emergency medical response to microbial, radiological, and chemical agents of terrorism.
Turn to any page, and you'll find lifesaving clinical strategies for the management of patients who have been exposed to a biologic, chemical, or nuclear agent. FeaturesA logical, building-block organization filled with key tables and synoptic boxesImportant coverage of pre-hospital and EMS issuesInsights into the means of transmission, the modes of dispersal, and how secondary infection and/or contamination can occurOverview of bioterror-specific signs and symptomsA section on emergency department preparedness that reviews critical topics such as nursing triage, hospital/facility security, pharmacy preparedness, and hospital staff issuesUp-to-date information on labs, microscopy, and radiologyKey diagnostic criteria for all agentsThorough coverage of treatment strategies for all agents discussed in the bookInfection control modalitiesSurvey of prophylaxis strategiesValuable section on public health considerations