Management of Hazardous Material Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, 1st Edition

Author :
By Stephen W. Borron, MD, MS, FACEP, FACMT
This issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics, edited by Drs. Stephen Borron and Ziad Kazzi focuses on emergencies arising from contact with Hazardous Materials. Article topics include: Selected classes and examples of dangerous industrial chemicals, weap ...view more
This issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics, edited by Drs. Stephen Borron and Ziad Kazzi focuses on emergencies arising from contact with Hazardous Materials. Article topics include: Selected classes and examples of dangerous industrial chemicals, weapons of mass destruction, and their syndromic identification; Hospital preparedness for chemical and radiological disasters; Personnel protection and decontamination of adults and children; Resources for toxicological information and assistance; Asphyxiants; Corrosives and irritants; Organophosphates and carbamates; Intentional and unintentional food, drug, and water contamination, and more!
ISBN :
9780323354370
Publication Date :
08-12-2014
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This issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics, edited by Drs. Stephen Borron and Ziad Kazzi focuses on emergencies arising from contact with Hazardous Materials. Article topics include: Selected classes and examples of dangerous industrial chemicals, weapons of mass destruction, and their syndromic identification; Hospital preparedness for chemical and radiological disasters; Personnel protection and decontamination of adults and children; Resources for toxicological information and assistance; Asphyxiants; Corrosives and irritants; Organophosphates and carbamates; Intentional and unintentional food, drug, and water contamination, and more!

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By Stephen W. Borron, MD, MS, FACEP, FACMT, Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine (Surgery), University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; Consultant in Toxicology, South Texas Poison Center, San Antonio, TX and Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Medicine, and Occupational and Environmental Health, The George Washington University, Washington, DC