The Complete Bioterrorism Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know Before, During and After an Attack

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Sentient Publications, 2006 - 225 pages
The majority of Americans are concerned about bioterrorism but don't know how to protect themselves and their families. Experts believe it is only a matter of time before such an attack occurs. We know that in a disaster, survival during the first few days is often based on an individual's knowledge and preparation. This book synthesizes critical information into an easy-to-read format. The time to prepare is now!

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Contents

Chain of Infection Model
49
BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS?
55
27
61
How ARE BIOWEAPONS MADE?
67
BIOTERRORIST ATTACK?
73
HOW SHOULD I RESPOND to a BIOTERRORIST ATTACK?
89
WHAT IS THE GOVERNMENT DOING TO PROTECT ME?
103
HOW WILL THE GOVERNMENT RESPOND AFTER
127
HOW WILL THE HEALTHCARE COMMUNITY RESPOND?
141
WHAT IF I HAVE TO PROVIDE HOME NURSING CARE
153
HOW WILL I EVER RECOVER?
181
RESOURCES
207
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
226
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About the author (2006)

Disaster relief authority Dr Urbano has served the cause of public health in multiple capacities for four decades, from preparations for the swine-flu pandemic of the 1960s, to Hurricane Andrew rescue and recovery efforts, to post-9/11 planning for the nation's response to possible bioterrorist attack. Dr Urbano has been at the forefront of preparing our country to handle bioterrorist attacks as the Associate Director of the International Coalition for Mass Casualty Education. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

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