Chemical Warfare Toxicology

This book provides an up-to-date treatise on the on-going research into the toxicology of chemical warfare agents, the diagnosis and verification of exposure, and the pre- and post-exposure treatment of poisoning.

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  • Author : Franz Worek
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Pages : 322 pages
  • ISBN : 1849739692
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Chemical Warfare Toxicology

Chemical Warfare Toxicology
  • Author : Franz Worek,John Jenner,Horst Thiermann
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release : 17 May 2016
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This book provides an up-to-date treatise on the on-going research into the toxicology of chemical warfare agents, the diagnosis and verification of exposure, and the pre- and post-exposure treatment of poisoning.

A History of Chemical Warfare

A History of Chemical Warfare
  • Author : K. Coleman
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 23 May 2005
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This book provides an analysis of the development and deployment of chemical weapons from 700BC to the present day. The First World War is examined in detail since it remains the most significant experience of the chemical threat, but the Second World War, and post-war conflicts are also evaluated. Additionally, protocols attempting to control the proliferation and use of chemical weapons are assessed. Finally, the book examines the threat (real and imagined) from a chemical warfare attack today by rationally

One Hundred Years of Chemical Warfare: Research, Deployment, Consequences

One Hundred Years of Chemical Warfare: Research, Deployment, Consequences
  • Author : Bretislav Friedrich,Dieter Hoffmann,Jürgen Renn,Florian Schmaltz,Martin Wolf
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 26 November 2017
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This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 2.5 license. On April 22, 1915, the German military released 150 tons of chlorine gas at Ypres, Belgium. Carried by a long-awaited wind, the chlorine cloud passed within a few minutes through the British and French trenches, leaving behind at least 1,000 dead and 4,000 injured. This chemical attack, which amounted to the first use of a weapon of mass destruction, marks a turning point in world history. The preparation as well as the execution of the

The Chemists' War

The Chemists' War
  • Author : Michael Freemantle
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release : 28 October 2021
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The 1914-18 war has been referred to as the 'chemists' war' and to commemorate the centenary, this collection of essays will examine various facets of the role of chemistry in the First World War. Written by an experienced science writer, this book will be of interest to scientists and historians with an interest in this technologically challenging time.

Peace and Conflict Studies

Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Author : David P. Barash,Charles P. Webel
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 29 December 2016
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The thoroughly updated Fourth Edition of the gold standard text explores historical and current topics in today’s rapidly changing world to provide a comprehensive introduction to peace and conflict studies. The authors offer an insightful analysis of 21st-century global affairs, including such timely topics as ISIS, the nature of violence and nonviolence, cutting-edge military technologies, the Terrorism and Global Peace Indexes, and the latest developments in Iran, North Korea, and Syria. Comprehensive yet written in a student-friendly and accessible

Chemical and Biological Terrorism

Chemical and Biological Terrorism
  • Author : Committee on R&D Needs for Improving Civilian Medical Response to Chemical and Biological Terrorism Incidents,Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 26 February 1999
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The threat of domestic terrorism today looms larger than ever. Bombings at the World Trade Center and Oklahoma City's Federal Building, as well as nerve gas attacks in Japan, have made it tragically obvious that American civilians must be ready for terrorist attacks. What do we need to know to help emergency and medical personnel prepare for these attacks? Chemical and Biological Terrorism identifies the R&D efforts needed to implement recommendations in key areas: pre-incident intelligence, detection and identification

Quantitative Research in Human Biology and Medicine

Quantitative Research in Human Biology and Medicine
  • Author : Sigismund Peller
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 22 October 2013
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Quantitative Research in Human Biology and Medicine reflects the author's past activities and experiences in the field of medical statistics. The book presents statistical material from a variety of medical fields. The text contains chapters that deal with different aspects of vital statistics. It provides statistical surveys of perinatal mortality rate; epidemiology of various diseases, like cancer, tuberculosis, malaria, diphtheria, and scarlatina; and discussions of various aspects of human biology such as growth and development, genetics, and nutrition. The inheritance

National Security and Homeland Defense

National Security and Homeland Defense
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology,Committee on Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 04 November 2002
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This is the first report of seven in the Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century series. The report is based on discussions and presentations at a workshop, and is intended to help scientists and funding agencies set short- and long-term research agendas. It focuses on the challenges for chemists and chemical engineers with respect to threat reduction, preparation, situational awareness, and threat neutralization and remediation

Arms Control Law

Arms Control Law
  • Author : Taylor & Francis Group
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 June 2019
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This volume features a selection of the best scholarship on international law as it is relevant to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The essays consider the nonproliferation legal regime as a normative system and offer a more discrete consideration of international law in each weapons of mass destruction technology area: nuclear weapons proliferation; chemical and biological weapons proliferation; and delivery systems proliferation. In addition, the essays consider the closely related questions of the role, authority and track record

Veterans at Risk

Veterans at Risk
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on the Survey of the Health Effects of Mustard Gas and Lewisite
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 February 1993
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Recently, World War II veterans have come forward to claim compensation for health effects they say were caused by their participation in chemical warfare experiments. In response, the Veterans Administration asked the Institute of Medicine to study the issue. Based on a literature review and personal testimony from more than 250 affected veterans, this new volume discusses in detail the development and chemistry of mustard agents and Lewisite followed by interesting and informative discussions about these substances and their possible connection

Chemical Warfare Agents

Chemical Warfare Agents
  • Author : Brian J. Lukey,M. Somani Satu,James A. Romano Jr.,James A. Romano,Harry Salem
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 07 December 2000
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Many books cover the emergency response to chemical terrorism. But what happens after the initial crisis? Chlorine, phosgene, and mustard were used in World War I. Only years after the war were the long-term effects of these gases realized. In the 60s, 70s, and 80s, these and other agents were used in localized wars. Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicity at Low Levels explores the long range effects of, protection against, and remedies for chemicals used during war and the chronic problems

Extra Life

Extra Life
  • Author : Steven Johnson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 11 May 2021
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“Offers a useful reminder of the role of modern science in fundamentally transforming all of our lives.” —President Barack Obama (on Twitter) “An important book.” —Steven Pinker, The New York Times Book Review Now also a PBS documentary series: the surprising story of how humans gained what amounts to an extra life, from the bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good Ideas Come From As a species we have doubled our life expectancy in just one