Publication Year: 2004
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Keyes, Daniel C.; Burstein, Jonathan L.; Schwartz, Richard B.; Swienton, Raymond E.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 92
Comprehensive guide for emergency departments and personnel
A practical, no-nonsense guide on preparing for and responding to terrorist events. Response tactics are broken down in a systematic format that includes background, triage, decontamination, signs and symptoms, medical management, personnel protection, and guidelines for notifying public health networks. Algorithms show when to suspect and how to recognize exposure and detail signs and symptoms and management protocols.