Conventional Warfare: Ballistic, Blast, and Burn Injuries
by Ronald F. Bellamy, et al.
Publisher: Office of the Surgeon General 1991
Number of pages: 396
Because modern warfare will continue to rely on soldier-to-soldier fighting, conventional munitions will be a significant source of casualties regardless of the sophisticated weaponry. Ballistic, blast, and burn injuries in austere settings will continue to demand the attention of the medical corps in order to provide the best possible care and to save lives.
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This manual provides basic information on biological toxins to health-care providers to help them make decisions on protecting their troops. Much of the information will also be of interest to individuals charged with countering terrorism.
by Terri Tanielian - RAND Corporation
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- US Army Medical Department
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