Biological Weapons (Innbundet)

Recognizing, Understanding, and Responding to the Threat

Serie: Wiley Series on Homeland Defense and Security 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2016
Antall sider: 360
Forlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Wiley Series on Homeland Defense and Security
ISBN/EAN: 9781118830598
Omtale: Biological Weapons
Gives readers a detailed understanding of how specific biological weapons work and how those affected by the weapons would be treated * Teaches the reader to recognize the symptoms of each biological weapon and understand the threat these weapons pose * Concentrates on the weapons considered the greatest threats by the CDC such as Anthrax, Botulism, Smallpox, Ricin toxin, Ebola, Plague, and Viral encephalitis * Provides a detailed understanding of how specific biological weapons work and how to recognize the symptoms of those affected by the weapons as well as how they would be treated * Includes case studies, chapter review questions, and the instructor s supplemental materials include PowerPoint presentations, a Test Bank, and suggestions for student projects * Begins with a primer on microbiology, the human immune system s response to these biological agents, and the defense agencies involved with protecting the public against these agents

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