Chemical/Nuclear Terrorism: A Guide for First Responders, 2nd Edition

  • Imaginatics
  • ISBN-10: 0974063231  |  ISBN-13: 9780974063232
  • 88 Pages
  • © 2004 | Published
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An ideal pocket guide for first responders during the aftermath of a chemical or nuclear terrorist attack. From evacuation distances to emergency actions to the guidelines for nerve, blister and choking agents, this book allows all responders to be on the same page, even when communications fail. Because of its ease of use and durability, this book is ideal for field use. It provides quick access to life saving information faster than any emergency response guidebook currently available. The second edition provides essential, up-to-date information on terrorism preparedness, and gives users quick access to potential signs and symptoms produced by chemical agents through a global signs and symptoms matrix chart.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Compact size is ideal for pockets or a glove compartment
  • Spiral binding, heavy gauge plastic tab pages, and content listing on the front cover, allow users to quickly access sections under any conditions
  • Accurate, up-to-date books provide first responders with practical, life-saving information
  • Distinct grouping and color-coding of sections helps users find critical information faster than with any other emergency response guidebook
  • Only the most critical information necessary for on-scene use is provided

Table of Contents

Chemical Agents, Signs, and Symptoms Matrix Chart
Controlling the Scene
Isolation and Evacuation Distances
Pre-Hospital Response
Patient Triage
Patient Transport
Hospital Emergency Management
Response Information for Nerve, Blister, and Choking Agents, as well as “Dirty Bombs” and Nuclear Detonation. Topics Include:
Contact Risk
Antidote Information
Routes of Exposure
Personal Protection
Emergency Actions
Signs and Symptoms
Agent Characteristics
Laboratory Tests/Findings

Meet the Author

Author Bio


Delmar Learning is now the exclusive distributor of emergency services products from Imaginatics Publishing LLC. Imaginatics is a service-based multimedia company focused on building technically accurate, usable, yet affordable training and educational products.