USAMRIID's Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook 9th Edition

USAMRIID's Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook 9th Edition
Title:
USAMRIID's Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook 9th Edition
Format:
Paperback
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GPO Stock Number:
008-020-01659-4
ISBN:
9780160955266
Description

The purpose of this handbook is to provide concise supplemental reading material to assist medical personnel in the prophylaxis, recognition and management of biological casualties. It’s designed as a quick reference and not a definitive nor exhaustive textbook. Use of this handbook, plus related materials and courses, practitioners can learn about effective and available medical countermeasures against many of the bacteria, viruses, and toxins of greatest concern.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Introduction
History of Biological Warfare & the Current Threat
Distinguishing Between Natural & Intentional Disease Outbreaks
Biosurveillance
Ten Steps in the Management of Potential Biological Casualties
Bacterial Agents
Anthrax
Brucellosis
Glanders & Melioidosis
Plague
Q-Fever
Tularemia
Viral Agents
Smallpox
Equine Encephalitides (VEE, EEE & WEE)
Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (VHFs)
Biological Toxins
Botulinum
Ricin
Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B (SEB)
T-2 Mycotoxins
Emerging Threats: Novel Infectious Diseases & New Potential Bio-weapons
Personal Protection
Field Detection
Decontamination
Appendix A: Glossary of Medical Terms & Acronyms
Appendix B: CDC Bio-agent Categories A, B & C
Appendix C: Biological Select Agents and Toxins (BSATs)
Appendix D: Summary of Bio-agent Characteristics
Appendix E: Differential Diagnosis - Toxins vs. Nerve Agents
Appendix F: Comparative Lethality - Toxins vs. Chemical Agents
Appendix G: Aerosol Toxicity in LD50 vs. Quantity of Toxin
Appendix H: Patient Isolation Precautions
Appendix I: Bio-agent Prophylactics & Therapeutics
Appendix J: Investigational Medical Products (INDs, etc) & Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs)
Appendix K: Use of Drugs/Vaccines in Special or Vulnerable Populations in the Bio-agent Context
Appendix L-1: Indicated Clinical Specimens for Bio-agent Lab Diagnosis Appendix                                                                                                                            L-2: Medical & Environmental Bio-agent Sample Collection, Packaging & Shipment
Appendix L-3: Laboratory Assays for Bio-agent Identification
Appendix L-4: Laboratory Response Network
Appendix M: Emergency Response Contacts – FBI & Public Health
Appendix N: References

 

Audience

Military medical professionals and first responders, members of the military, defense contractors, and anyone in the general public with an interest in learning about biological warfare.

Product Details

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$23.00
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$32.20
Publisher:
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Key Phrases:
  • Biological Select Agents and Toxins
  • Patient Isolation Precautions
  • Summary of Bio-agent Characteristics
  • CDC Bio-agent Categories
  • Population in the Bio-agent Contact
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Record Creation Date:
05/21/2020
Last Status Update:
11/04/2020
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