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Continuing Education for Health Professionals

Bioterrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction

Module 6

Resources and References

Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

1600 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30329-407

Phone: 800 232 4636 (CDC-INFO)

TTY: 888 232 6348

cdcinfo@cdc.gov

http://www.cdc.gov

Emergency Preparedness and Response

http://emergency.cdc.gov/

Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS)

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)

PO Box 117, MS-39, Oak Ridge, TN 37831

865 576 3131 • 24-hour number 865 576 1005 (ask for REAC/TS)

http://orise.orau.gov/reacts/default.aspx

Ready.gov

http://www.ready.gov/

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

http://www.dhhs.gov/

Radiation Event Medical Management (REMM)

Comprehensive Resource Site for Healthcare Providers

http://www.remm.nlm.gov

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

http://www.dhs.gov

References

Abrahms M and Potter BK. (2015). Explaining Terrorism: Leadership Deficits and Militant Group Tactics. Abstract. International Organization 69(2): 311-342. Retrieved June 27, 2015 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0020818314000411.

Abrahms M. (2008). What Terrorists Really Want: Terrorist Motives and Counterterrorism Strategy. Abstract. International Security 32(4): 78–105. Retrieved June 27, 2015 from http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1162/isec.2008.32.4.78?journalCode=isec.

Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC). (n.d.-a). Nuclear Terrorism: Risks and Realities, “Dirty Bomb” Fact Sheet. Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University. Retrieved June 27, 2015 from http://iis-db.stanford.edu/pubs/20769/dirty_bomb_facts.pdf.

Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC). (n.d.-b). Nuclear Terrorism: Risks and Realities, Radiation Fact Sheet. Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University. Retrieved June 27, 2015 from http://iis-db.stanford.edu/pubs/20771/radiation_facts.pdf.

Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC). (n.d.-c). Understanding Nuclear Terrorism: Understanding the Risks and Realities of Nuclear Terrorism. Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University. Retrieved June 27, 2015 from http://iis-db.stanford.edu/pubs/20768/Nuc_terr_back.pdf.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2015). Emergency Preparedness and Response, Health Alert Network (HAN). Retrieved June 27, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/HAN/.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2014). Anthrax: Bioterrorism—The Threat. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://www.cdc.gov/anthrax/bioterrorism/threat.html.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2014a). Radiation Emergencies: Cutaneous Radiation Injury: Fact Sheet for Physicians. Retrieved June 30, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/radiation/criphysicianfactsheet.asp.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2014b). Radiation Emergencies: Radioactive Contamination and Radiation Exposure. Retrieved June 30, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/radiation/contamination.asp.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2014c). Acute Radiation Syndrome: A Fact Sheet for Physicians. Retrieved June 30, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/radiation/arsphysicianfactsheet.asp.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2014d). Radiation Emergencies. Medical Management: Countermeasures. Retrieved June 30, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/radiation/countermeasures.asp.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2014e). Radiological Terrorism: Emergency Management Pocket Guide for Clinicians. Retrieved June 30, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/radiation/pocket.asp. (Part of video on key radiation principles: http://emergency.cdc.gov/radiation/justintime.asp.)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2014f). Radiation Emergencies: Radiation Dictionary. Retrieved June 30, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/radiation/glossary.asp.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2014g). Radiation Measurement Fact Sheet. Retrieved June 30, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/radiation/measurement.asp.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2013). Specific Hazards. Chemical Emergencies. Chemical Categories. Retrieved June 27, 2015 from http://www.bt.cdc.gov/agent/agentlistchem-category.asp.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2013a). Terrorism Emergencies. Bioterrorism Agents. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/firsthours/bioterrorism.asp.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2013b). Anthrax. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://www.cdc.gov/anthrax/index.html.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC). (2013ca). Chemical Emergencies. Vesicant/Blister Agent Poisoning Toxic Syndrome Description. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/vesicants/tsd.asp.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC). (2013cb). Chemical Emergencies. Toxic Syndrome Description: Nerve Agent and Organophosphate Pesticide Poisoning. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/nerve/tsd.asp.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2012). Public Health Surveillance in the United States: Evolution and Challenges.* Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Supplement. 61(03);3–9. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/su6103a2.htm?s_cid=su6103a2_w.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2010). Updated In a Moment’s Notice: Surge Capacity in Terrorist Bombings. Retrieved January 19, 2013 from http://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/5713/.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2009a). Questions and Answers About Infection Control and Isolation of Smallpox Patients. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/smallpox/faq/patient_infection_control_issues.asp.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2009b). Questions and Answers About Post-Event Smallpox Vaccination. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/smallpox/faq/post_event.asp.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2009c). Questions and Answers About Smallpox Vaccine. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/smallpox/faq/characteristics.asp.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2008). Public Health Preparedness: Mobilizing State by State. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/publications/2008/report_2008.pdf.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2007). Bioterrorism Overview. Retrieved June 27, 2015 from http://www.bt.cdc.gov/bioterrorism/overview.asp.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2006). Emergency Preparedness and Response. Botulism Facts for Health Care Providers. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/botulism/hcpfacts.asp. Was 2006b

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2005). Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Plague / Specific Hazards. Bioterrorism. Plague. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/plague/faq.asp.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2004a). Response. Plague Training Module. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/plague/trainingmodule/. (Created in 2004, reviewed in 2007. See also CDC, 2012a, and http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/plague/.)

Centers for Disease Control (CDC). (2004b). Syndromic Surveillance: Reports from a National Conference, 2003. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Supplement. 53(Suppl). Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm53SU01.pdf. See especially pp. 7–10, What Is Syndromic Surveillance? by Kelly J. Henning.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2004c). Smallpox Disease Overview. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/smallpox/overview/disease-facts.asp. (Created in 2004, reviewed in 2007. See also http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/smallpox/disease/.)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2003). Recognition of Illness Associated with Exposure to Chemical Agents—United States, 2003. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) 52(39): 938–40. Retrieved June 29, 2015 from http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5239a3.htm.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2001). Recognition of illness associated with the intentional release of a biological agent. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) 50(41):893–97. Retrieved June 28, 2015 at http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5041a2.htm.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2001a). Epidemiologic Clues That May Signal a Covert Bioterrorism Attack. The Public Health Response to Biologial and Chemical Terrorism: Interm Planning Guidance for State Public Health Officials. USDHHS/CDC, July 2001. Page 17. Retrieved June 29, 2015 from http://emergency.cdc.gov/Documents/Planning/PlanningGuidance.PDF.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2000). Biological and Chemical Terrorism: Strategic Plan for Preparedness and Response Recommendations of the CDC Strategic Planning Workgroup. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) .Recommendations and Reports. 49(RR-4):1–26. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr4904a1.htm.

Dembek ZF, Cochrane DG, Pavlin JA. (2004, July). Syndromic surveillance [letter]. Emerg Infect Dis. dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid1007.031035. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/10/7/031035_article.htm#r11.

Department of Defense (DOD). (2015, 2010). Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (Joint Publication 1-02). 8 November 2010, as amended through 15 March 2015. Retrieved June 27, 2015 from http://www.dtic.mil/doctrine/new_pubs/jp1_02.pdf.

Hendricks KA, et al. (2014). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expert panel meetings on prevention and treatment of anthrax in adults. Emerg Infect Dis [Internet]. 2014 Feb. Retrieved June 28, 2015 at http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2002.130687.

Inglesby T, O’Toole T, Henderson D, et al. (2002). Anthrax as a biological weapon. JAMA 287:2236–52. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/287/17/2236.

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). (2003). Health Care at the Crossroads: Strategies for Creating and Sustaining Community-Wide Emergency Preparedness Systems. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://www.jointcommission.org/assets/1/18/emergency_preparedness.pdf.

Kelen GD. (2008). Science of Surge Medical Response Capability. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://www.orau.gov/DHSSummit/2008/presentations/Mar19/Kelen.pdf.

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI). (2015a). Understanding Biological Threats. Retrieved June 27, 2015 from http://www.nti.org/threats/biological/.

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI). (2015b). Understanding Chemical Threats. Retrieved June 27, 2015 from http://www.nti.org/threats/chemical/.

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI). (2015c). Understanding Radiological Threats. Retrieved June 27, 2015 at http://www.nti.org/threats/radiological/.

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI). (2015d). Understanding Nuclear Threats. Retrieved June 27, 2015 at http://www.nti.org/threats/nuclear/.

Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). (2015). Frequently Asked Questions About Radiation. Retrieved June 30, 2015 from http://orise.orau.gov/reacts/resources/radiation-faq.aspx.

Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). (2014). Quick Reference Information – Radiation. Retrieved June 30, 2015 from http://orise.orau.gov/files/reacts/radiological-terms-quick-reference.pdf

Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). (2013). The Medical Aspects of Radiation Incidents. Retrieved June 27, 2015 from http://orise.orau.gov/files/reacts/medical-aspects-of-radiation-incidents.pdf.

Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM). (2014). Guidance on Diagnosis & Treatment for Health Care Providers/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in a Radiation Emergency. Retrieved June 30, 2015 from: http://www.remm.nlm.gov/radiation_ppe.htm.

Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM). (2014a). PPE in Radiation Emergencies. Key Information. Retrieved July 1, 2015 from http://www.remm.nlm.gov/radiation_ppe.htm.

Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM). (2013). Guidance on Diagnosis & Treatment for Health Care Providers/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Incorporation of Radioactive Material into Cells and Organs – Illustration. Retrieved June 30, 2015 from http://www.remm.nlm.gov/contamimage_1.htm (http://www.remm.nlm.gov/contamonly.htm#skip). http://www.remm.nlm.gov/exposureimage_top1.htm

U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). (2005). OSHA Best Practices for Hospital-Based First Receivers of Victims from Mass Casualty Incidents Involving the Release of Hazardous Substances. Retrieved June 28, 2015 from http://www.osha.gov/dts/osta/bestpractices/html/hospital_firstreceivers.html#.

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Weiss, L. (2015). On Fear and Nuclear Terrorism. Abstract. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 71(2): 75–87.

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