Medical Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents
Explores the Medical
Aspects of Hazardous Material Response Including the Initial
Response, Chemical and Toxicological Information
By Richard H. Stilp, Armando S. Bevelacqua
- First Edition
This text explores the medical aspects of hazardous material
response including the initial response, chemical and toxicological
information, effects on body systems -- injury and treatment,
physiology and treatments of common poisonings.
The student/reader learns how to make decisions based on a scale
of risk versus gain. Decontamination techniques, specialized
equipment, simple antidotal treatments and more are discussed as
they relate to the hazardous materials incident.
- an overview of hazardous materials incidents familiarize the
reader with what to expect
- objectives, sample scenarios, and questions offer review and
application of procedures
- numerous exposures are reviewed and discussed, including
specific chemical injury and appropriate treatment
- the only book of its kind covering biohazard, clandestine
labs, air monitoring, and confined operations
INTRODUCTION TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS.
Hazardous Materials Principles.
Scene Organization and SOP.
FUNDAMENTALS OF THE HAZMAT DISCIPLINE.
Essentials of Toxicology.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS PHYSIOLOGY AND TREATMENT.
Body Systems and the Environment.
EMERGENCY PROVIDER PROTECTION.
Hazmat Considerations for Hospitals.
Confined Space Medical Operations.
522 Pages -
8 x 9 in.
Paperback, 542 pages
Emergency Medical Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents