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The Medical NBC Battlebook; USACHPPM Tech Guide 244

United States Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine (USACHPPM)

Published by United States Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen, MD, 2000
Condition: Very good Soft cover
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Various paginations (approximately 300 pages). Tables. Figures. Glossary of Terms and Acronyms. References. Index. Format is approximately 5 inches by 6.5 inches. Approved for Public Release; Distribution Unlimited. The purpose of this battlebook is to address operational health concerns in environments where Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) threats exist. Potential NBC threats range from weapons of mass destruction to contamination of the battlefield by hazardous material. Medical personnel, in conjunction with chemical personnel, must be able to advise commanders on a wide range of issues including the health effects of NBC threats, protective clothing and measures, and management of NBC casualties. This manual is not an emergency response book or treatment guide. It is intended to provide a quick reference for decision making as to whether to request consultation. The Medical NBC Battlebook is designed for the AMEDD soldiers in the field or in training. The U.S. Army Public Health Center (APHC) is a United States Army element headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, United States. As a forward operating agency of the United States Army Medical Command, APHC is responsible for providing technical support and expertise in the areas of preventive medicine, public health, health promotion, and wellness to military units around the globe. The Army Public Health Center has broadened the scope of the public health mission to meet today's Army's needs: to enhance Army readiness by identifying and assessing current and emerging health threats; developing and communicating public health solutions; and assuring the quality and effectiveness of the Army's Public Health Enterprise. A predecessor organization was the United States Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine. It initial predecessor was the Army Industrial Hygiene Laboratory, which was established in 1942 under the Army surgeon general. This appears to be the first edition issued as approved for public release. Bookseller Inventory # 74937

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Title: The Medical NBC Battlebook; USACHPPM Tech ...

Publisher: United States Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen, MD

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Spiral bound wraps

Book Condition: Very good

Edition: 1st Edition

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