Defense Against Toxin Weapons
by David R. Franz
Publisher: U.S. Army Medical Research 1997
Number of pages: 60
The purpose of this manual is to provide basic information on biological toxins to military leaders and health-care providers at all levels to help them make informed decisions on protecting their troops from toxins. Much of the information contained herein will also be of interest to individuals charged with countering domestic and international terrorism. I did not intend to provide detailed information on individual threat toxins or on medical prevention or treatment. This primer puts toxins in context, attempts to remove the elements of mystery and fear that surround them, and provides general information that will ultimately help leaders make rational decisions, protect their soldiers and win battles.
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by Chemical Casualty Care Division - USAMRICD
This handbook is a reference source for the medical management of chemical casualties. Medical professionals should learn that medical defenses are possible, that casualties can be saved and returned to duty, and that mortality can be minimized.
- US Army Medical Department
This manual meets the first aid training needs of individual service members. Because medical personnel will not always be readily available, the nonmedical service members must rely heavily on their own skills and knowledge.
by Jon B. Woods - USAMRIID
Concise supplemental reading material to assist in education of biological casualty management. This is a reference for the health care provider on the battlefield or in a clinic, who needs basic summary and treatment information quickly.
by Franklin D. Jones, at al. - Borden Institute
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