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Download E-books Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Second Edition PDF

By D. Hank Ellison

Widely revised and up to date, this moment variation of the bestselling Handbook of Chemical and organic conflict Agents is going way past the “dirty thirty” generally mentioned brokers and offers quick entry to quite a lot of brokers that may be used as guns. This version contains extra sessions of brokers, expands latest sessions, and raises the variety of brokers defined. increasing the scope of the unique, this variation is wealthy with medical information and gives additional info at the chemical, actual, and organic homes of those brokers and their health and wellbeing effects.
hugely equipped and cross-referenced to supply speedy entry to the main authoritative facts, this instruction manual is split into sessions in line with the typical army groupings of chemical, organic, and toxin brokers. extra periods are supplied the place the divisions are too large for acceptable identity, in addition to sessions for non-traditional brokers and improvised business fabrics. on the finish of every type part is unique technical information regarding person brokers, elements, precursors, and decomposition items inside that class.
applying 4 indices besides the handbook’s personal identity quantity, each one access follows a regular structure for that classification together with toxicology, features, dangers, safety, and clinical reaction. different details is equipped the place acceptable resembling chemical formulation, routes of publicity, medicinal makes use of, danger or treaty directory, and outlines of the illness because it seems in people, animals, and crops. All values are in keeping with a “standard” guy version to permit for consistency of information and evaluations.
nonetheless the gold-standard reference within the box, Handbook of Chemical and organic struggle brokers, moment version raises the bar by way of either caliber and volume and assures accuracy around the widest number of army, medical, and clinical assets on hand.

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Download E-books Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards, 2nd Edition PDF

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Disaster making plans and emergency preparedness have by no means been extra serious to the nurses who function our front-line reaction. brand new pandemic threats of worldwide terrorism, illness, and average failures make this accomplished instruction manual of top practices a necessity--meeting the necessity for a nursing team that's appropriately ready to answer any catastrophe or public overall healthiness emergency.

In addition to a radical replace according to the newest ideas, this moment version includes six new chapters:

  • Emergency future health companies (EMS and different first responders)
  • Burn overview and Management
  • Explosive & demanding Terrorism
  • taking good care of High-Risk, High-Vulnerability Patients
  • rising Infectious disorder (avian and different flu pandemics)
  • Chemical Decontamination

All content material displays the tips supplied within the Federal catastrophe reaction Plan and the nationwide Incident administration process (NIMS) and healing options from the nationwide facilities for affliction keep watch over and Prevention.

Disaster Nursing will organize any nurse or EMS crew to supply wellbeing and fitness care less than numerous catastrophe conditions.

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Download E-books Bioterror and Biowarfare: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides) PDF

By Malcolm Dando

In this crucial consultant to the prior, current and way forward for bio-warfare, foreign safeguard specialist Malcolm Dando attracts a wealth of expertise and learn to discover the reality concerning the alarming failure of foreign group to put potent curbs at the use of this lethal weapon.

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Download E-books Common Sense on Weapons of Mass Destruction PDF

In our post-9/11 international of shoe bombers and cyberterrorism, a crude nuclear gadget no better than a baseball may devastate a massive urban. As we are living in worry of assaults of unknown percentage, why do humans stay careworn and complacent within the face of capability disaster?

Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr. believes tide of incorrect information has ended in the public’s lack of awareness of the very important matters. right here, in an easy and understandable type, Graham concisely presents the heritage essential to comprehend the scoop and evaluations surrounding WMDs. Common feel on guns of Mass Destruction offers available, updated proof on:

-nuclear proliferation and nuclear terrorism

-chemical and organic weapons

-land mines and small arms

-missile protection and WMDs in outer space

-WMDs within the center East and Asia

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Download E-books Scud Ballistic Missile and Launch Systems 1955–2005 (New Vanguard) PDF

By Steven J. Zaloga, Lee Ray, Jim Laurier

The Scud missile was once constructed because the centerpiece of Soviet plans to struggle nuclear warfare within the center of Europe. besides the fact that, it was once by no means utilized in its meant position and has as an alternative develop into a logo of the altering nature of war within the aftermath of the chilly struggle. Saddam Hussein's Iraqi militia have been virtually helpless within the face of the Coalition forces within the 1991 Gulf conflict; the single weapon that Iraq may possibly use to injure the Coalition forces used to be its arsenal of Scud missiles. This e-book explores the advance and variations of the missile and its release platforms, its proliferation open air of the West, and its position in conflicts worldwide.

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Download E-books Germany and the Second World War: Volume V: Organization and Mobilization of the German Sphere of Power (Part 1: Wartime administration, economy, and manpower resources, 1939-1941) PDF

Remarkable in scope and intensity, Germany and the second one global War is a magisterial ten-volume background sequence that may end up vital to historians of the 20th century. it is going to be the definitive background of the conflict from the German viewpoint. This booklet, the 1st a part of quantity five, examines the advancements in wartime management, financial system, and group of workers assets in Germany and its occupied territories from 1939-1941.

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Download E-books Biosecurity: Origins, Transformations and Practices (New Security Challenges) PDF

By Katsuhisa Furukawa

This e-book explores the origins, interpretations and meanings of the time period 'biosecurity'. It brings jointly individuals on matters in relation to the perceptions of the specter of organic guns and the way states are responding, or no longer, to the demanding situations posed through the opportunity of the goods of the existence sciences for use for harmful reasons.

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Download E-books Nuclear Proliferation: Risk and Responsibility (Report to the Trilateral Commission) PDF

There is not any larger problem to international peace at the present time than the proliferation of nuclear guns and the expanding probability that terrorists may perhaps collect nuclear fabric. The papers awarded during this file from the Trilateral Commission's 2006 annual assembly in Tokyo provide a finished and insightful evaluate of this pressing problem. The authors-from North the US, Europe and Pacific Asia-examine the dangers posed through nuclear proliferation with specific recognition to Iran and North Korea and provide options to avoid nuclear catastrophe.

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Download E-books Protect Yourself Against Bioterrorism PDF

How does anthrax spread?
may still I stay away from starting my mail?
Wasn't I vaccinated for smallpox years ago?
What precisely is encephalitis?
Is my office a goal for bioterrorism?
What precautions am i able to take to stick fit and safe?

PROTECT your self opposed to BIOTERRORISM

From fears of full-scale germ battle to the unfold of risky and lethal health problems, we're confronted with a brand new breed of hysteria -- and extra questions than ever -- approximately our security and health within the face of bioterrorism. Dr. Philip M. Tierno, a member of the hot York urban Mayor's activity strength on Bioterrorism, addresses our fears with the main strong antidote: info.

Dr. Tierno explains:

  • how germs can be utilized as strength guns -- and the way they can't
  • how to tell apart the indicators of an endemic from a run-of-the-mill bug
  • how those ailments are treated
  • how to evaluate the extent of possibility we are facing in our day-by-day lives
  • how to style truth from delusion within the face of scary new developments
  • what you are able to do to shield your family's overall healthiness
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