Textbook of Military Medicine

MEDICAL ASPECTS of CHEMICAL and BIOLOGICAL WARFARE


 

Introduction
Foreword by The Surgeon General
  Preface
Patient Flow in a Theater of Operations
  Medical Aftermath of the Persian Gulf War
1. Overview: Defense Against the Effects of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents
2.

History of Chemical and Biological Warfare: An American Perspective

3.

Historical Aspects of Medical Defense Against Chemical Warfare

4.

The Chemical Warfare Threat and the Military Healthcare Provider

5.

Nerve Agents

6.

Pretreatment for Nerve Agent Exposure

7.

Vesicants

8.

Long-Term Health Effects of Nerve Agents and Mustard

9.

Toxic Inhalational Injury

10.

Cyanide Poisoning

11.

Incapacitating Agents

12.

Riot Control Agents

13.

Field Management of Chemical Casualties

14. Triage of Chemical Casualties
15. Decontamination
16. Chemical Defense Equipment
17. Healthcare and the Chemical Surety Mission
18. Historical Overview of Biological Warfare
19. The U.S. Biological Warfare and Biological Defense Programs
20. Use of Biological Weapons
21. The Biological Warfare Threat
22. Anthrax
23.

Plague

24. Tularemia
25. Brucellosis
26. Q Fever
27. Smallpox
28. Viral Encephalitides
29. Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
30. Defense Against Toxin Weapons
31. Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B and Related Pyrogenic Toxins
32. Ricin Toxin
33. Botulinum Toxins
34. Trichothecene Mycotoxins
35. Medical Challenges in Chemical and Biological Defense for the 21st Century