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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Strategies to protect the health of deployed U.S. forces.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 2000
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomas E McKone; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
|Notes:||Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U.S. Forces: Technology and Methods for Detection and Tracking of Exposures to a Subset of Harmful Agents, Division of Military Science and Technology, Commission on Engineering and Tecnical Systems, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council.
"This is a report of a study supported by Contract DASW01-97-C-0078 between the Department of Defense and the National Academy of Sciences"--Title page verso.
|Description:||1 online resource (xxviii, 242 pages) : illustrations.|
Collection and use of personal exposure and human biological-marker information for assessing risks to deployed U.S. forces in hostile environments --
Characteristics of the future battlefield and deployment --
The nature of risk assessment and its application to deployed U.S. forces --
Future health assessment and its application to deployed U.S. forces --
Future health assessment and risk-management integration for infectious diseases and biological weapons for deployed U.S. forces --
Approaches for using toxicokinetic information in assessing risk to deployed U.S. forces --
Health risks and preventive research strategy for deployed U.S. forces from toxicological interactions among potentially harmful agents.
|Series Title:||Compass series (Washington, D.C.)|
|Other Titles:||Detecting, characterizing, and documenting exposures|
|Responsibility:||Thomas E. McKone [and others], editors.|
- Soldiers -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
- Soldiers -- Protection -- United States.
- Soldiers -- Health risk assessment -- United States -- Methodology.
- Environmental health.
- Biological warfare -- Safety measures.
- Chemical warfare -- Safety measures.
- United States -- Armed Forces -- Foreign countries.
- United States -- Armed Forces -- Medical care.
- Environmental Exposure -- United States.
- Military Personnel -- United States.
- HISTORY -- Military -- Biological & Chemical Warfare.