The third edition of a bestseller, Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders continues to provide the fundamentals of "street chemistry" required by emergency response personnel. Emergency response and hazmat expert Robert Burke takes the basics of chemistry appropriate for response...
Published June 16th 2013 by CRC Press
Series: 100 Cases
A 36-year-old housewife presents in the emergency department complaining of progressively increasing breathlessness over the last two weeks, accompanied by wheeze and a productive cough. You are the medic on duty... 100 Cases in Radiology presents 100 radiological anomalies commonly seen by...
Published February 23rd 2012 by CRC Press
Systems and Response
The modern definition of firefighter no longer means “putting the wet stuff on the red stuff.” Emergency responders answer incidents ranging from fire alarm activations to elevator rescues and medical emergencies more often than full-blown fires. Consequently, responders increasingly interface with...
Published November 5th 2007 by CRC Press
Terrorism is no longer something that only happens to other countries. Attacks on US soil in the 1990’s brought the reality of terrorism home and the Sept 11th tragedy let us know that the United States is a high priority target. The goal of today’s terrorist is body count, and while traditional...
Published July 24th 2006 by CRC Press
The second edition of a bestseller, Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders continues to provide the fundamentals of "street chemistry" required by emergency response personnel. The information presented will assist you in responding to specific chemical spills, including identifying...
Published November 24th 2002 by CRC Press
What do the World Trade Center, Atlanta Olympic Park, Oklahoma City , and the chemical attacks in Japan have in common? They are all terrorist attacks. While "It can't happen here" is still a common mind-set, chemical and biological agent attacks, bombings, nuclear devices, and incendiary devices...
Published August 26th 1999 by CRC Press
A Handbook for Cultural Heritage Institutions
The ICMS Handbook is acknowledged as the international standard text for basic security procedures. It was first published as A Basic Guide to Museum Security, and is now fully revised, enlarged and updated. The manual covers: general principles security, theft and burglary: security personnel;...
Published July 14th 1993 by Routledge