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Anthrax Information (454 kb/.zip) This file contains several text files on anthrax and two .pdf files: DoD Anthrax Program: Unproven Force Protection and The Anthrax Terror: DOD’s Number-One Biological Threat.
Medical Management of Chemical Casualties Student Book (1.1 Mb/.doc/120 pages) Comprehensive! Each of the chapters dealing with chemicalwarfare agents has the following framework: history/military relevance, physicochemical characteristics, detection and protection, toxicokinetics, toxicity, toxicodynamics (mechanism of action), clinical effects, physical findings, time course of effects, differential diagnosis, laboratory findings, medical management, and triage.
Nerve Agent Antidote Information (6 kb/.txt) Short file on antidotes and methods of treatment.
Small Pox Guidelines (58 kb/.pdf/21 pages) Interim PHLS guidelines for action in the event of a deliberate small pox release. As of Dec 01.
Note: All USAMRICD products are excellent!
ACT-FAST (3.0 Mb/.ppt/128 slides) Agent Characteristics and Toxicology First Aid and Special Treatment. Excellent product. As of Feb 00.
Bioterrorism: A Changing World and What You Can Do
(1.5 Mb/.ppt/17 slides) Mark Oberle, MD, MPH, UW School of Public Health and Community Medicine; Patrick O’Carroll, MD, MPH, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and Alonzo Plough, PhD, MPH, Public Health-Seattle & King County. As of Nov 01.
Recognition and Management of Bioterrorism Agents and Exotic Diseases (30.9 Mb/.ppt/209 slides) Excellent/comprehensive presentation by David J. Weber, M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, & Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As of Mar 00.
Blister Agent Exposure (1.2 Mb/.ppt/20 slides) Provides an overview of specific signs and symptoms of sulfur mustard agent exposure. As of Jan 99.
Casualty Decontamination Center Layout (61 kb/.ppt/2 slides) Excellent overview. As of Apr 99.
Chemical Warfare Agents: An Overview (4.4 Mb/.ppt/30 slides) Excellent overview of Chemical Warfare Agents. US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD), Chemical Casualty Care Division. As of Sep 98.
Cyanide (344 kb/.ppt/49 slides) Excellent presentation by USAMRICD. As of May 97.
Incapacitating Agents (604 kb/.ppt/61 slides) Excellent overview. As of Nov 97.
Use of Auto-Injectors by Civilian Emergency
Medical Personnel to Treat Civilians Exposed to Nerve Agent (493 kb/.ppt/26 slides) Excellent presentation on using auto-injectors for nerve agent exposure. As of Oct 95.
Response Phase Decontamination (706 kb/.ppt/68 slides) Comprehensive overview of decontamination operations for medical personnel. As of Feb 97.
Medical Aspects of Biological Warfare (5.8 Mb/.ppt/145 slides) Excellent presentation!! Topics include agents, countermeasures, transport of contagious BW casualties, Part II provides in-depth coverage of Anthrax and the DOD Anthrax Immunization Program. Sharon A. Falkenheimer, MD, MPH, FAsMA, Assistant Clinical Professor of Preventive Medicine, and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. As of Aug 97.
Medical Aspects of Biological Warfare (11.1 Mb/.ppt/78 slides) Presentation includes the history of biological warfare, biological warfare agents, using a biological warfare agent, protection against biological weapons, and synthesis: pros and cons. By W. Mark “Sparky” Matthews, Captain, USAF, MC, FS, Resident, Aerospace Medicine, USAF, School of Aerospace Medicine. As of Aug 97.
Medical Treatment of Chemical Warfare Injuries (7.5 Mb/.ppt/56 slides) Excellent presentation!! Great graphics! Overview by Colonel George P. Johnson, Administrative Resident, Region 6 Lead Agent. As of Aug 2000.
Nerve Agents and Pretreatment (1.2 Mb/.ppt/119 slides) Excellent presentation by USAMRICD! Comprehensive! As of Apr 97.
Personnel Decontamination Center Layout (238 kb/.ppt/1 slide) Graphic layout. As of May 97.
Pulmonary Agents (266 kb/.ppt/54 slides) Excellent overview by USAMRICD. As of Mar 97.
Small Pox (152 kb/.ppt/47 slides) Comprehensive overview. Simple presentation. As of Jul 98.
Triage Case Studies (68 kb/.ppt/21 slides) Presents nine case studies for Medical Management of Chemical Casualties. USAMRICD. As of Mar 97.
Triage and Field Management (113 kb/.ppt/41 slides) This presentation describes: components of casualty decon site, principles of decontamination, role of Triage Officer, and identifies the triage category of a chemical casualty given the agent and severity of exposure.
As of May 97.
Vesicants (116 kb/.ppt/59 slides) Excellent and comprehensive presentation by USAMRICD. As of Feb 97.
Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (158 kb/.ppt/60 slides) Excellent and comprehensive overview by US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases. As of Jul 98.
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