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Bioterrorism Preparedness: Medicine - Public Health - Policy

Bioterrorism Preparedness: Medicine - Public Health - Policy

Nancy Khardori (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-60773-0

Aug 2006

275 pages

Select type: E-Book



Meeting the acute need for a book determining the crucial elements of bioterrorism preparedness, this is a global perspective of the history and current concepts for bioterrorism, integrating the legal, medical, scientific and public health strategies.
It furthermore discusses the role of WHO and international health regulations for bioterrorism preparedness.
For microbiologists, epidemiologists, biotechnologists, public health agencies, and pharmaceutists.
1. Potential Agents of Bioterrorism: Historical Perspective and an Overview (N. Khardori).

2. Bioterrorism Preparedness: Historical Perspective and an Overview (N. Khardori).

3. Care of Children in the Event of Bioterrorism (S. Chaudhary).

4. Smallpox: Virology, Clinical Presentations and Prevention (J. Goodrich).

5. Anthrax: Bacteriology, Clinical Presentations and Management (N. Khardori).

6. Plague: Endemic, Epidemic and Bioterrorism (J. Koirala).

7. Botulism: Toxicology, Clinical Presentations and Management (J. Koirala).

8. Tularemia: Natural Disease versus Act of Terrorism (J. Koirala).

9. Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers: Differentiation of Natural Disease from Act of Bioterrorism (J. Goodrich).

10. Policy Priorities: Smallpox, Stockpiles and Syndromic Surveillance (R. Silverman).

11. Legal Preparedness: The Modernization of State, National and International Public Health Law (R. Silverman).


""Ein Buch für Mediziner, aber auch für alle Menschen, die sich unsicher fühlen bei dem schon solange diskutierten Thema über biologische Waffen.""
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