Specialty: Infectious Disease,
Publication Year: 2005,
This groundbreaking reference marks the first time a publication has attempted to provide complete coverage in the field of bioterrorism. Articles review current knowledge across various disciplines within the context of bioterrorism, covering the most recent developments in areas including bioterrorism agents, biodefense infrastructure, biotechnology, preparedness, threats, threat analysis, and legislation. Relevant biological warfare events are included with a through analysis.
This one-of-a-kind volume: * Includes detailed coverage of such topics as: Biotechnology and Bioterrorism, Bioterrorist Attack--Stages & Aftermath, Detection of Agents, and Psychological & Social Sequelae * Offers a user friendly style, with biological agents covered consistently across entries * Contains over 125 articles * Provides case studies, with discussion of lessons learned * Comprehensively covers the field of bioterrorism, including related science, technology, medicine, politics, law and history Written by an international panel of experts in the field, this landmark reference supplies essential information to a wide audience of scientists, researchers, physicians, health care professionals, policymakers, historians, journalists, and students.show more