9781439851753

Terrorism and WMDs: Awareness and Response

  • ISBN 13:

    9781439851753

  • ISBN 10:

    1439851751

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 04/25/2011
  • Publisher: CRC Press

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

Extend Your Rental at Any Time

Need to keep your rental past your due date? At any time before your due date you can extend or purchase your rental through your account.

Sorry, this item is currently unavailable.

Summary

A concise yet comprehensive review, this introductory manual covers the history and development of major weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) and their effects on humans and structures, as well as practical issues for responders. Emphasizing basic chemistry and biology, including microbiology and human health, it provides the scientific basis for the chemical and biological reactions suffered by victims and occurring at the incident site, enabling emergency responders to take appropriate action. The book addresses emergency responder issues, the Incident Command System, personal protective equipment, and decontamination. An instructor's guide with test bank questions is available upon qualifying course adoption.

Write a Review