Medical aspects of chemical and biological terrorism

biological terrorism and traumatism by Alexander Monov

Publisher: Pub. House of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria in Sofia

Written in English
Published: Pages: 234 Downloads: 75
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Subjects:

  • Methods,
  • Bioterrorism,
  • Public Health,
  • Biological Toxins,
  • Disaster Planning,
  • Health aspects,
  • Toxicity,
  • Traumatism
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesBiological terrorism and traumatism
    StatementAlexander Monov and Christophor Dishovsky, editors
    SeriesScientific series, Scientific series (Sofia, Bulgaria)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC88.9.T47 M43 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination234 p. :
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25548208M
    ISBN 109548329565
    ISBN 109789548329569
    LC Control Number2006400655
    OCLC/WorldCa71276209

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