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Encyclopedia of bioterrorism defense [publication] /

by Pilch, Richard F [edt]; Zilinskas, Raymond A [edt].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hoboken N.J. : Wiley-Liss, 2005, cop. 2005Description: XIII, 555 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 0471467170.SAPHIR theme(s): Violences - MaltraitanceMeSH subject(s): Bioterrorism | Biological Warfare | Disaster Planning | Bioterrorism -- prevention & control | EncyclopediasPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: This landmark reference marks the first time a publication has attempted to provide complete coverage in the field of bioterrorism. Articles review current knowledge across various disciplines within the context of bioterrorism, covering the most recent developments in areas including bioterrorism agents, biodefense infrastructure, biotechnology, preparedness, threats, threat analysis, and legislation. Relevant biological warfare events are included with a thorough analysis. […] The book includes detailed coverage of such topics as biotechnology and bioterrorism, bioterrorist attack,-stages & aftermath, detection of agents, and psychological & social sequelae. […] It provides case studies, with discussion of lessons learned. [Ed.]
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This landmark reference marks the first time a publication has attempted to provide complete coverage in the field of bioterrorism. Articles review current knowledge across various disciplines within the context of bioterrorism, covering the most recent developments in areas including bioterrorism agents, biodefense infrastructure, biotechnology, preparedness, threats, threat analysis, and legislation. Relevant biological warfare events are included with a thorough analysis. […] The book includes detailed coverage of such topics as biotechnology and bioterrorism, bioterrorist attack,-stages & aftermath, detection of agents, and psychological & social sequelae. […] It provides case studies, with discussion of lessons learned. [Ed.]