- Used Books
- Staff Picks
- Gifts & Gift Cards
- Sell Books
- Stores & Events
- Let's Talk Books
Special Offers see all
More at Powell's
Recently Viewed clear list
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
More copies of this ISBN
Bioterrorism : Guidelines for Medical and Public Health Management (02 Edition)by Donald A. Henderson
Synopses & ReviewsPlease note that used books may not include additional media (study guides, CDs, DVDs, solutions manuals, etc.) as described in the publisher comments.
Bioterrorism: Guidelines for Medical and Public Health Management is the most credible and up-to-date new book on the recognition, diagnosis, and management of infections caused by agents used in bioterror weapons.
The focus of the book is on the history, epidemiology, microbiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, vaccination, therapy, and management of six deadly forms of biological warfare. These include anthrax, smallpox, plague, botulinum toxin, and tularemia. In addition, all scientific information from the recent cutaneous and inhallation anthrax outbreak will be analyzed and discussed.
Each chapter is written by experts in each biological agent, and relevant leaders in medicine, research, government agencies, military, public health, and emergency management. Includes a chapter written by Anthony Fauci, MD. Each chapter is written specifically for the clinical professional.
This valuable resource also includes seminal articles describing the diagnosis and management of the victims and survivors of the first bioterrorist attack with anthrax in the United States. Also included is an article on the principles of quarantine and isolation, a useful discussion for the medical, public health, and policy communities.
The only source for peer reviewed guidelines. Edited by leading experts, including Donald Henderson, MD, MPH, this valuable clinical resource is the only book that provides guidelines and recommendations for the medical and public health community following a bioterrorist attack including an article on principles of quarantine and isolation. The text addresses specific diseases and syndromes associated with a bioterrorist attack that were identified as of greatest potential threat to the civilian population, including anthrax, smallpox, plague, botulinum toxin, tularemia and hemorrhagic fever viruses.
What Our Readers Are Saying
Other books you might like
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties