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Medical Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction - Text and RAPID Package

Phillip L. Currance

Medical Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction - Text and RAPID Package

by Phillip L. Currance

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Published by Mosby/JEMS .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Allied Health Services - Emergency Medical Services,
  • Medical / Allied Health Services / Emergency Medical Services,
  • Reference,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10462667M
    ISBN 100323040659
    ISBN 109780323040655

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    Weapons of mass destruction This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as . Weapons of Mass Destruction Currently the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, particularly nuclear weapons, provides the most serious threat to international security. Public opinion over proliferation has varied widely over the past five decades, ranging from mass hysteria during the Cold-War era, to indifference.

    Since the end of the Cold War, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction has become much more prominent in U.S. national security and foreign policy planning. Revelations about Iraqi, North Korean, South African, and Israeli nuclear weapon programs, the possibility of a nuclear arms race in South Asia, and the multidimensional conflicts in the Middle East all point . or fire, or even by the pen or the spoken word, but a weapon of mass destruction – WMD-- implies such a result more centrally imposed. Specifically, I class nuclear,, biological, and cyber weapons as WMD, relegating chemical, high-explosive, and incendiary weapons to a lesser category. Along another dimension, there are near-File Size: KB.


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Every health care facility is a vital part of the community response system. Weapons of mass destruction (WMD) include chemical, biological, and radiological agents with the potential to cause death at low doses and with serious long term health effects in survivors.

This article provides general information relevant to all situations, from terrorist attacks in developed countries to conflict zones in Third World by: 4. Weapons of Mass Destruction FACT SHEET Chlorine Military Designation:None Description: Chlorine is found as an amber liquid or greenish-yellow gas with a very characteristic irritating, pungent odor.

Chlorine is severely irritating to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract. Although generally stored as a liquid, when released, the resulting gas is.

Managing the Emergency Consequences of Terrorist Incidents: A Planning Guide for State and Local Governments is the result of collaboration and input from experts in the field of emergency operations planning and response to terrorist events involving weapons of mass destruction. What should be considered in the medical direction component of a response plan for weapons of mass destruction.

Making all protocols standing orders. Suspending the need for medical direction in large-scale incidents. Suspending EMS providers' scope of practice limitations. Requiring on-line medical direction for all patient care. The term weapons of mass destruction (WMD) refers to weapons that can cause multiple deaths and severe damage to over a short period of time.

They can be nuclear, chemical or biological weapons. In different sources the phrase may be seen as NBC (nuclear, biological and chemical) weapons or CBR (chemical, bacteriological and radiological) weapons. This is a Wikipedia Book, a collection of articles which can be downloaded electronically or ordered in dia Books are maintained by the Wikipedia community, particularly WikiProject dia Books can also be tagged by the banners of any relevant Wikiprojects (with |class=book).

Book This book does not require a rating on the. KEY WORDS: Hospital disaster plans, mass casualties, terrorism, weapons of mass destruction H ospitals are the community locus of care for emergencies and disasters.

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A review is completed of six speci al elements of weapons of mass destruction inci dents that should be addressed in hospi tal disaster plans: incident. What should be considered in the medical direction component of a response plan for weapons of mass destruction.

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Since World War II, the United States military based nuclear and chemical weapons. Articles on Weapons of mass destruction Displaying all articles In this Jan. 8, photo, rescue workers search the scene where a Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital.

A weapon of mass destruction (WMD) is a nuclear, radiological, chemical, biological, or any other weapon that can kill and bring significant harm to numerous humans or cause great damage to human-made structures (e.g., buildings), natural structures (e.g., mountains), or the scope and usage of the term has evolved and been disputed, often signifying.

Homeland Security Presidential Directive/HSPD Janu Subject: Medical Countermeasures against Weapons of Mass Destruction. BACKGROUND (1) Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) -- chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear agents (CBRN) -- in the possession of hostile states or terrorists represent one of the greatest security.Author information: (1)Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, USA.

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