Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook 8th Edition
U.S. Army Medical Research Institute on Infectious Diseases. (2014). Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook, 8th Edition.
Known informally as the “Blue Book,” this handbook provides an overview of the history of biological warfare and current threats and information on distinguishing between naturally-occurring and intentional disease outbreaks, discusses biosurveillance, offers ten steps in the management of potential biological casualties, notes emerging threats and potential biological weapons, and provides information on personal protection, field detection, and decontamination. Chapters are devoted to specific bacterial agents, viral agents, and biological toxins.