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  • Emerging Biological Threatby G. Berencsi; A.S. Khan; J. Halou?ka

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 168.00

    The misuse of technical achievements of science created many disasters in the past. The potential misuse of recent discoveries and innovations of molecular biology can create more important epidemiological and biological accidents or mass tragedies than an influenza pandemic, the HIV / AIDS epidemic or SARS. Both NATO and the civilian spheres have... more...

  • Strengthening National Public Health Preparedness and Response to Chemical, Biological and Radiological Agent Threatsby C.E. Cummings; E. Stikova

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 183.00

    Ensuring a coordinated public health, laboratory, and medical response to a natural disaster, an accidental release or a deliberate use of a chemical, biological, and radiological (CBR) agent is a high priority for all countries. This publication contains the proceedings of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Advanced Study Institute... more...

  • Radiation Inactivation of Bioterrorism Agentsby L.G. Gazsó; C.C. Ponta

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 168.00

    The use of and problems associated with biological weapons have been of concern to NATO and non-NATO military organizations for many years. Until recently, most of the readily available literature addressed the military issues associated with the possible use of biological weapons on the battlefield, the medical effects of the various agents, and what... more...

  • Compendium of Chemical Warfare Agentsby Steven L. Hoenig

    Springer 2006; US$ 129.00

    Provides the necessary information that First Responders, Hospitals, HazMat Teams, Fire and Rescue Services, and other First Responders need to know when dealing with dangerous chemical agents. This book covers health effects, physical characteristics, hazards from reactivity, protection of personnel, and general first aid for each agent. more...

  • War and the Health of Nationsby Zaryab Iqbal

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 46.00

    This book examines the various mechanisms through which violent conflict undermines the health and well-being of populations. more...

  • Bioterrorism Preparednessby Nancy Khardori

    Wiley 2006; US$ 195.00

    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.... more...

  • Prescription for Survivalby Bernard Lown

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    Physician Bernard Lown tells the extraordinary story of how a group of Soviet and American doctors came together to stop nuclear proliferation and ended up winning the Nobel Peace Prize and influencing the course of history. It is a story that sheds new light on what really drove and still drives the nuclear arms race, the critical importance of citizen... more...

  • Chemical Warfare Agentsby Timothy T. Marrs; Robert L. Maynard; Frederick Sidell

    Wiley 2007; US$ 411.95

    Chemical Warfare Agents, Second Edition has been totally revised since the successful first edition and expanded to about three times the length, with many new chapters and much more in-depth consideration of all the topics. The chapters have been written by distinguished international experts in various aspects of chemical warfare agents and edited... more...

  • Chemical Warfare Agentsby James A. Romano; Brian J. Lukey; Harry Salem

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 159.95

    The first edition of this book, Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicity at Low Levels , was published just prior to the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001. Reflecting a greater sense of urgency within the field of chemical defense since this event, research related to chemical warfare agents (CWAs) continues to expand at a remarkable pace. Chemical... more...

  • Chemical Warfare Agentsby M. Somani Satu; James A. Romano

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 200.00

    Many books cover the emergency response to chemical terrorism. But what happens after the initial crisis? Chlorine, phosgene, and mustard were used in World War I. Only years after the war were the long-term effects of these gases realized. In the 60s, 70s, and 80s, these and other agents were used in localized wars. Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicity... more...