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Bioterrorism preparedness : [publication] : medicine, public health, policy /

by Khardori, Nancy [edt].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, 2006, cop. 2006Description: XIV, 261 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9783527312351; 3527312358.SAPHIR theme(s): Violences - MaltraitanceMeSH subject(s): Bioterrorism | Communicable Disease Control | Disaster Planning | Public Policy | International Cooperation | Bioterrorism -- prevention & control | Disaster Planning -- organization & administrationPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: 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. [Ed.] [Contents] 1. Potential agents of bioterrorism : historical perspective and an overview - 2. Bioterrorism preparedness: historical perspective and an overview - 3. Care of children in the event of bioterrorism - 4. Smallpox : virology , clinical presentation and prevention - 5. Anthrax : bacteriology, clinical presentations, and management - 6.- Plague : endemic, epidemic, and bioterrorism - 7. Botulism : toxicology, clinical presentation and management - 8. Tularemia : natural disease or act of terrorism - 9.- Viral hemorrhagic fevers : differentiation of natural disease from act of bioterrorism - 10. Policy priorities : smallpox, stockpiles, and surveillance - 11. Legal preparedness : the modernization of State, National, and International public health law.
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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. [Ed.] [Contents] 1. Potential agents of bioterrorism : historical perspective and an overview - 2. Bioterrorism preparedness: historical perspective and an overview - 3. Care of children in the event of bioterrorism - 4. Smallpox : virology , clinical presentation and prevention - 5. Anthrax : bacteriology, clinical presentations, and management - 6.- Plague : endemic, epidemic, and bioterrorism - 7. Botulism : toxicology, clinical presentation and management - 8. Tularemia : natural disease or act of terrorism - 9.- Viral hemorrhagic fevers : differentiation of natural disease from act of bioterrorism - 10. Policy priorities : smallpox, stockpiles, and surveillance - 11. Legal preparedness : the modernization of State, National, and International public health law.