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Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 1

NBC Risks Current Capabilities and Future Perspectives for Protection

Editors: Sohns, Torsten, Voicu, Victor A. (Eds.)

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The Advanced Research Workshop in Bucharest from 20. to 22. 04. 1998 covered a broad spectrum of medical and pharmaceutical approaches dealing to maintenaning and restoring of the health of civilians and military personnel exposed to ionizing radiation or biological or chemical agents. The current capabilities and future perspectives for protection against NBC hazards were analyzed from an interdisciplinary perspective. In this context the planning of medical support operations was addressed as were aspects of practical medicine and forwardlooking scientific approaches. The main areas covered were: -general approach and NBC risks -pharmacoprotection and treatment -skin protection and decontamination -pharmaceutical aspects of protectants -environmental aspects of NBC disarmament Acknowledgments The editors would like to express their thanks to NATO for having made this publication possible and all the participants of the conference who contributed their publications. In particular, the editors would like to thank Constantin Mircioiu and his staff for their assistance and support during all stages of the conference and editing. In addition, they are grateful to Harald Kempf and his staff for their editorial assistance in preparing this volume. THE PROLIFERATION OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION: HEALTH RISKS -An Analysisfrom a Medical Perspective- T. SOHNS German Armed Forces Medical Academy Neuherbergstr. II, D -80937 Munich Summary: The proliferation of weapons of mass destruction I and long-range means of delivery continues to be a matter of serious concern as it can pose a direct threat to national and international security.

Table of contents (41 chapters)

Table of contents (41 chapters)
  • The Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Health Risks

    Pages 1-18

    Sohns, T.

  • Intervention in a Chemical, Biological or Nuclear Disaster. A Romanian Point of View

    Pages 19-37

    Voicu, V. A., B. G., M.D., Ph.D.

  • Are the Civilians Prepared for Chemical and/or Biological Warfare? The Need of a Cooperative Effort for a Simple Guideline

    Pages 39-42

    Hincal, F. (et al.)

  • Defense Against Biological Terrorism

    Pages 43-59

    Sohns, T.

  • NBC Medical Planning System (NBCMedPlanS)

    Pages 61-68

    Sohns, T. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
NBC Risks Current Capabilities and Future Perspectives for Protection
Editors
  • Torsten Sohns
  • Victor A. Voicu
Series Title
Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 1
Series Volume
25
Copyright
1999
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-011-4641-8
DOI
10.1007/978-94-011-4641-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-5802-2
Softcover ISBN
978-0-7923-5803-9
Series ISSN
1389-1820
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 543
Number of Illustrations
64 b/w illustrations
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