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Chemical and biological terrorism

research and development to improve civilian medical response

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Chemical warfare -- Health aspects.,
    • Biological warfare -- Health aspects.,
    • Civil defense -- United States.,
    • Terrorism -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Disaster medicine -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-211) and index.

      StatementCommittee on R&D Needs for Improving Civilian Medical Response to Chemical and Biological Terrorism Incidents, Health Sciences Policy Program, Institute of Medicine and Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council.
      ContributionsInstitute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on R & D Needs for Improving Civilian Medical Response to Chemical and Biological Terrorism Incidents., National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA648 .C525 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 279 p. :
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL390518M
      ISBN 100309061954
      LC Control Number98058069

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