Encyclopedia of Bioterrorism Defense (Hardback)
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Encyclopedia of Bioterrorism Defense (Hardback)

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Hardback 555 Pages
Published: 22/07/2005
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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.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9780471467175
Number of pages: 555
Weight: 1565 g
Dimensions: 282 x 213 x 33 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"…this encyclopedia has now become an absolute adoption requirement for academic libraries throughout the world." (Electric Review, September/October 2006) "…they have broken new ground." (E-STREAMS, June 2006) "...immeasurably useful...the information contained in the book should be extremely valuable to all local emergency-planning agencies worldwide." (Journal of Hazardous Materials, February 28, 2006) "This book is what can be described as a truly wonderful reference source of information relating to all aspects of biosecurity." (Society for General Microbiology, February 2006) "This timely, much-needed book fills a niche between the very general and very specific items that are currently available...very useful...for anyone seeking readable, authoritative information related to bioterrorism...highly recommended." (CHOICE, December 2005) "...a sentinel guide in the evolution of medical thinking in response to bioterrorism." (Journal of the American Medical Association, December 14, 2005)

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