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Medical Aspects of Chemical and Biological Warfare

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Front Matter

Foreword by The Surgeon General

Preface

Patient Flow in a Theater of Operations

Medical Aftermath of the Persian Gulf War
  1. Overview: Defense Against the Effects of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents
  2. History of Chemical and Biological Warfare:An American Perspective
  3. Historical Aspects of Medical Defense Against Chemical Warfare
  4. The Chemical Warfare Threat and the Military Healthcare Provider
  5. Nerve Agents
  6. Pretreatment for Nerve Agent Exposure
  7. Vesicants
  8. Long-Term Health Effects of Nerve Agents and Mustard
  9. Toxic Inhalational Injury
  10. Cyanide Poisoning
  11. Incapacitating Agents
  12. Riot Control Agents
  13. Field Management of Chemical Casualties
  14. Triage of Chemical Casualties
  15. Decontamination
  16. Chemical Defense Equipment
  17. Healthcare and the Chemical Surety Mission
  18. Historical Overview of Biological Warfare
  19. The U.S. Biological Warfare and Biological Defense Programs
  20. Not Available
  21. The Biological Warfare Threat
  22. Anthrax
  23. Plague
  24. Tularemia
  25. Brucellosis
  26. Q Fever
  27. Smallpox
  28. Viral Encephalitides
  29. Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
  30. Defense Against Toxin Weapons
  31. Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B and Related Pyrogenic Toxins
  32. Ricin Toxin
  33. Botulinum Toxins
  34. Trichothecene Mycotoxins
  35. Medical Challenges in Chemical and Biological Defense for the 21st Century

Abbreviations and Acronyms

Index

 

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