Introduction - What critical care practitioners should know about terrorism agents

Robert G. Hendrickson, Jerris R. Hedges

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Abstract

Terrorist attack by chemical, biologic, or radiologic agents is a prime concern of emergency planners, and would likely lead to casualties that require critical care. This article reviews the past military and terrorist uses of these agents and reviews the most likely agents to be used by terrorists against civilian populations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)641-652
Number of pages12
JournalCritical Care Clinics
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2005

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  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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