Weapons of Mass Destruction

Weapons of Mass Destruction : Emergency Care

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For courses in Weapons of Mass Destruction, EMS, and Hazardous Materials.

Bombs and explosives, incendiary devices, nuclear weapons, and chemical/biological warfare agents are the most lethal and destructive devices known to man. These weapons of mass destruction (WMD) are an increasing concern for prehospital responders-and there is a growing need for medical information on the care of their victims. The only text on this subject written by EMS providers for EMS providers, this is a comprehensive, up-to-date treatment of a rapidly emerging field.
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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 176.5 x 232.2 x 7.9mm | 249.48g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130139238
  • 9780130139238

Table of contents

1. Medical Aspects of WMD.

2. Prehospital Response to WMD.

3. Care of Explosive & Incendiary Injuries.

4. Care of Chemical Agent Injuries.

5. Care of Biological Agent Illnesses.

6. Care of Nuclear Injuries.

7. Personal Protection & Patient Decontamination.

Appendix A: Medications.

Appendix B: NBC Protection Procedures.

Appendix C: Field Amputation.
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