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By Raymond S. Weinstein

ISBN-10: 1588901866

ISBN-13: 9781588901866

ISBN-10: 3131366818

ISBN-13: 9783131366818

Would you know the symptoms of a organic or chemical weapon attack?

Would you understand how to diagnose and deal with your patients?

Would you know the way to guard your employees and your self in doing so?

answers to questions like those in a question of mins, flip to this booklet: the
first in particular designed to steer you thru id of the main
likely organic or chemical guns utilized in a bioterrorist attack.

Through an simply obtainable cross-referencing chart, it is possible for you to to
look up suspicious signs awarded through unforeseen clusters of sufferers, and
then quick locate distinct descriptions of the main most likely explanations. The publication
lists and describes forty three organic and chemical guns intimately, together with
clinical and laboratory id, therapy, and private precautions.

Biological and Chemical Terrorism is:

  • Comprehensive - the one such a lot entire description
    of organic and chemical guns to be had
  • Easy-to-use - priceless tear-out charts of organic
    and chemical guns, lists of websites, and CDC cell numbers are
    designed to be published and said at-a-glance
  • Quick and concise to be used at any degree of an assault -
    even if in coaching previously or taken off the shelf in the course of a precise
  • The first released textual content to incorporate chemical battle
    identity and therapy
  • Written via specialists with unheard of and broad-ranging wisdom of those

even if you're a fundamental care doctor, nurse practitioner, ER
physician, or the other firstline healthcare supplier, you are going to reap the benefits of
this sensible and authoritative consultant. it's the simply e-book on hand at the present time to
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Survivors develop 3–10 days of mucosal bleeding, oliguria or anuria, hypertension, pneumonitis, and/or pulmonary edema. Kyasanur Forest disease (Flavivirus) see page 68 2–9 days Sudden onset of fever, chills, headache, vomiting, severe prostration, pains in arms and legs, flushing of face (no rash), conjunctival suffusion, hepatosplenomegaly, petechiae, general lymphadenopathy and relative bradycardia. 40% of cases will develop Gl and mucosal bleeding, and/or hemorrhagic pulmonary edema. 50% of patients develop neurologic sequelae following 1–3 week afebrile period.

It might even be a first responder who notices a sudden increase of ambulance runs for seriously ill patients or a pharmacist who notes a sudden rise in requests for over-thecounter flu or cough medications. Whomever that person is, he or she would then alert the local public health authorities, and a general announcement could be made to warn everyone. The actions of that one astute individual would save countless lives. There are two types of disease surveillance that can help uncover a bioterrorist attack, syndromic and epidemiologic.

Can lead to respiratory failure and lung abscess. Remittent fevers are those that go up and down without ever returning to normal, as opposed to intermittent fevers, which are elevated with irregular returns to normal, and relapsing fevers, which are elevated with regular returns to normal. 23 Acute Respiratory Syndrome without Fever Disease/Agent Incubation Trichothecene (T-2) Minutes to mycotoxins, hours inhalation see page 104 Initial Symptoms Skin itching and burning pain, redness & blistering, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, crampy abdominal pain, watery and/or bloody diarrhea, arthralgias, nasal itching and pain, sneezing, epistaxis, rhinorrhea, mouth and/or throat pain, cough, dyspnea, chest pain, wheezing, and hemoptysis.

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