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MEDICAL ASPECTS of
CHEMICAL and BIOLOGICAL WARFARE
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1 Foreword by The Surgeon General xi
1 Preface xiii
1 Patient Flow in a Theater of Operations xv
1 Medical Aftermath of the Persian Gulf War xvi
1. Overview: Defense Against the Effects of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents 1
2. History of Chemical and Biological Warfare: An American Perspective 9
3. Historical Aspects of Medical Defense Against Chemical Warfare 87
4. The Chemical Warfare Threat and the Military Healthcare Provider 111
5. Nerve Agents 129
6. Pretreatment for Nerve Agent Exposure 181
7. Vesicants 197
8. Long-Term Health Effects of Nerve Agents and Mustard 229
9. Toxic Inhalational Injury 247
10. Cyanide Poisoning 271
11. Incapacitating Agents 287
12. Riot Control Agents 307
13. Field Management of Chemical Casualties 325
14. Triage of Chemical Casualties 337
15. Decontamination 351
16. Chemical Defense Equipment 361
17. Healthcare and the Chemical Surety Mission 397
18. Historical Overview of Biological Warfare 415
19. The U.S. Biological Warfare and Biological Defense Programs 425
20. Use of Biological Weapons 437
21. The Biological Warfare Threat 451
22. Anthrax 467
23. Plague 479
24. Tularemia 503
25. Brucellosis 513
26. Q Fever 523
27. Smallpox 539
28. Viral Encephalitides 561
29. Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers 591
30. Defense Against Toxin Weapons 603
31. Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B and Related Pyrogenic Toxins 621
32. Ricin Toxin 631
33. Botulinum Toxins 643
34. Trichothecene Mycotoxins 655
35. Medical Challenges in Chemical and Biological Defense for the 21st Century 677
  Acronyms and Abbreviations 687
  Index 691

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For Department of Defense (DoD) Personnel

Blue Book, Sixth Edition, April 2005:
Download USAMRIID Blue Book 6th Edition for free. For DoD medical personnel to order up to 25 copies of the Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook, contact the Distance Learning Project Manager at USAMRIID. For DoD medical personnel to purchase more than 25 copies of the handbook, contact the Distance Learning Project Manager at USAMRIID.

Advanced Topics on Medical Defense against Biological & Chemical Agents 2002-2003

 6 part series: (each program is 2 hours)

1. Smallpox: Recognition & Response
2. Advanced Management of Nerve Agent & Sulfur Mustard Casualties
3. Vaccines against Biological Warfare Agents
4. Chemical Threat Agents: The Community Provider’s Perspective
5. Toxins as Biological Warfare & Terrorism Agents
6. Chemical Threat Agents: What Has History Taught Us?

For DoD medical personnel to order this VHS or DVD set, contact the Distance Learning Project Manager at USAMRIID. An alternative is to view these programs as an archived web cast at http://www.swankhealth.com.

 

Biological and Chemical Warfare and Terrorism - Medical Issues and Response 2001:
For DoD medical personnel to order this VHS set, contact the Distance Learning Project Manager at USAMRIID. An alternative is to view this program as an archived web cast at http://www.swankhealth.com.

Textbook of Military Medicine (TMM): 
Download for free at http://www.nbc-med.org/SiteContent/HomePage/WhatsNew/MedAspects/contents.html.  For DoD medical personnel to order the Textbook of Military Medicine: Medical Aspects of Chemical & Biological Warfare, order online at http://das.cs.amedd.army.mil/nri.htm.

Defense against Toxin Weapons Manual:
Download for free at http://www.usamriid.army.mil/education/defensetox.htm.

 

For Federal, State, and Local Government Personnel

Blue Book, Sixth Edition, April 2005:
Download USAMRIID Blue Book 6th Edition for free. For government personnel to order up to 25 copies of the Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook, contact the Distance Learning Project Manager at USAMRIID. For government personnel to purchase more than 25 copies of the handbook, contact the Distance Learning Project Manager at USAMRIID.

Advanced Topics on Medical Defense against Biological & Chemical Agents 2002-2003

 6 part series: (each program is 2 hours)

1. Smallpox: Recognition & Response
2. Advanced Management of Nerve Agent & Sulfur Mustard Casualties
3. Vaccines against Biological Warfare Agents
4. Chemical Threat Agents: The Community Provider’s Perspective
5. Toxins as Biological Warfare & Terrorism Agents
6. Chemical Threat Agents: What Has History Taught Us?

For government personnel to order this VHS or DVD set, contact the Distance Learning Project Manager at USAMRIID. An alternative is to view these programs as an archived web cast at http://www.swankhealth.com.

 

Biological and Chemical Warfare and Terrorism - Medical Issues and Response 2001:
For government personnel to order this VHS set, contact the Distance Learning Project Manager at USAMRIID. An alternative is to view this program as an archived web cast at http://www.swankhealth.com.

Textbook of Military Medicine (TMM):
Download for free at http://www.nbc-med.org/SiteContent/HomePage/WhatsNew/MedAspects/contents.html.
For government personnel to order the Textbook of Military Medicine: Medical Aspects of Chemical & Biological Warfare, contact the GPO at 202-512-1800, or fax 202-512-2250, or e-mail orders@gpo.gov, or order online at http://bookstore.gpo.gov.

Defense against Toxin Weapons Manual:
Download for free at http://www.usamriid.army.mil/education/defensetox.htm.

 

For Non-Government Personnel

Blue Book, Sixth Edition, April 2005:
Download USAMRIID Blue Book 6th Edition for free.
For non-government personnel to purchase the Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook, contact the Distance Learning Project Manager at USAMRIID.

Advanced Topics on Medical Defense against Biological & Chemical Agents 2002-2003

 6 part series: (each program is 2 hours)

1. Smallpox: Recognition & Response
2. Advanced Management of Nerve Agent & Sulfur Mustard Casualties
3. Vaccines against Biological Warfare Agents
4. Chemical Threat Agents: The Community Provider’s Perspective
5. Toxins as Biological Warfare & Terrorism Agents
6. Chemical Threat Agents: What Has History Taught Us?

For non-government personnel to order this VHS or DVD set, contact the Distance Learning Project Manager at USAMRIID. An alternative is to view these programs as an archived web cast at http://www.swankhealth.com.

 

Biological and Chemical Warfare and Terrorism - Medical Issues and Response 2001:
For non-government personnel to order this VHS set, contact the Distance Learning Project Manager at USAMRIID. An alternative is to view this program as an archived web cast at http://www.swankhealth.com.

Textbook of Military Medicine (TMM): 
Download for free at http://www.nbc-med.org/SiteContent/HomePage/WhatsNew/MedAspects/contents.html.
For non-government personnel to purchase the Textbook of Military Medicine: Medical Aspects of Chemical & Biological Warfare, contact the GPO at 202-512-1800, or fax 202-512-2250, or e-mail orders@gpo.gov, or order online at http://bookstore.gpo.gov.

Defense against Toxin Weapons Manual:
Download for free at http://www.usamriid.army.mil/education/defensetox.htm.