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Handbook of Toxicology of Chemical Warfare Agents

  • 1st Edition - March 3, 2009
  • Editor: Ramesh C Gupta
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 3 7 4 4 8 4 - 5
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 9 2 2 7 3 - 7

This groundbreaking book covers every aspect of deadly toxic chemicals used as weapons of mass destruction and employed in conflicts, warfare and terrorism. Including findings from… Read more

Handbook of Toxicology of Chemical Warfare Agents

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This groundbreaking book covers every aspect of deadly toxic chemicals used as weapons of mass destruction and employed in conflicts, warfare and terrorism. Including findings from experimental as well as clinical studies, this one-of-a-kind handbook is prepared in a very user- friendly format that can easily be followed by students, teachers and researchers, as well as lay people. Stand-alone chapters on individual chemicals and major topics allow the reader to easily access required information without searching through the entire book.
This is the first book that offers in-depth coverage of individual toxicants, target organ toxicity, major incidents, toxic effects in humans, animals and wildlife, biosensors, biomarkers, on-site and laboratory analytical methods, decontamination and detoxification procedures, prophylactic, therapeutic and countermeasures, and the role of homeland security.