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USAMRIID's Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook, Fourth Edition

  title={USAMRIID's Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook, Fourth Edition},
  author={Mark G Kortepeter and George W. Christopher and Theodore J Cieslak and Randall C Culpepper and Robert G. Darling},
Abstract : Medical defense against biological warfare or terrorism is an area of study unfamiliar to most military and civilian health care providers during peacetime. In the aftermath of Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm, it became obvious that the threat of biological attacks against U.S. soldiers was real. Increased incidents and threats of domestic terrorism (e.g., New York City World Trade Center bombing), as well as numerous anthrax hoaxes around the country have brought the issue… 

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