Principles and techniques discussed are applicable to all disasters, both large and small, not just bioterrorism
Technical aspects such as hospital power and telecommunications are covered, in addition to patient care, response to mass casualties, large-scale drills, and surge capacity.
Organized along functional lines, patient flow, medical specialty, and infrastructure
A complimentary website with supplementary materials, check-lists, and references enhances the text and provides additional resources for preparedness.
Overview of NBC Weapons and Their Effects
Decontamination & Personal Protection
Infectious Disease & Internal Medicine
Surgical & Critical Care Response
Psychiatry & Social Service
Clinical Engineering/Biomedical Engineering
Biomaterials & Bioengineering Research and Development
Simulation & Training