The Survival Guide

The Survival Guide

What to Do in A Biological, Chemical, or Nuclear Emergency

Book - 2003
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From the medical director of the New York City Mayor's Office of Emergency Management, here, in straightforward language and with easy-to-understand instructions, is a step-by-step guide to protecting yourself and your family in large-scale emergencies. The Survival Guideprovides expert critical information about the most likely biological, chemical, and nuclear threats--and explains the basic steps to take before, during, and after a terrorist attack or other emergency situation. Easy to use: standardized chapter format full of quick tips and information Complete explanations: of different biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons Early identification pointers: including symptoms, emergency response, testing and diagnosis, treatment, special precautions, preparation tips, and much more Special sections: care for children, pregnant women, and even pets Provides: resource sections with contact numbers and information, and instructions on what to do in the event of an attack, including advice on prevention as well as containment Assesses: crucial information for disaster planning, including recommendations for action based on proximity to an attack and precautionary suggestions regarding mass transportation
Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, c2003.
ISBN: 9780812969542
Characteristics: xv, 284 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm.


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