Risk Assessment and Risk Communication Strategies in Bioterrorism Preparedness

ISBN: 978-1-4020-5806-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-5808-0 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Risk Assessment

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      Pages 1-1

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      Introduction to Bioterrorism Risk Assessment

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      Pages 19-29

      Some Public Health Perspectives on Quantitative Risk Assessments for Bioterrorism

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      Pages 31-44

      Situational Awareness in a Bioterror Attack via Probability Modeling

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      Pages 45-54

      The Bioterrorism Threat

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      Pages 55-66

      Change of Mind-Set Following 9/11: The few that are already willing to Resort to Weapons of Mass Destruction

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      Pages 67-76

      Antimicrobial Prophylaxis and Providing Subacute Care in the Context of a Bioterrorism Event: Lessons learned from 2001

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      Pages 77-92

      Detecting and Responding to Bioterrorism

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      Pages 93-99

      Species-Neutral Disease Surveillance: A Foundation of Risk Assessment and Communication

  3. Risk Communication

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      Pages 101-101

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      Pages 103-116

      Introduction to Bioterrorism Risk Communication

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      Pages 117-121

      Risk Communication to Health-Care Workers as a Risk Reduction Measure in Bioterrorism

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      Pages 123-130

      Anthrax-Euronet and Beyond – Challenges of Scientific Research on High Risk Agents

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      Pages 131-133

      Risk Communication and Public Behavior in Emergencies

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      Pages 135-162

      Prevention Strategies and Promoting Psychological Resilience to Bioterrorism Through Communication

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      Pages 163-175

      Risk Communication and the Community Response to a Bioterrorist Attack: the Role of an Internet-Based early warning system A.K.A “The Informal Sector”

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      Pages 177-191

      Information Systems for Risk Communication Related to Bioterrorism

  4. Focus on Smallpox

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

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      Pages 195-203

      Risk Assessment in Smallpox Bioterrorist Aggression

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      Pages 205-218

      Renewal of Immunological Memory to Smallpox: Use of New Tools Yields Old Results

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      Pages 219-229

      Preparing for a Smallpox Bioterrorist Attack: Pulse Vaccination as an Optimal Strategy

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      Pages 232-234

      A Priori Versus a Posteriori Risk Assessment for Bioterror Attack

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      Pages 235-236

      Impact of the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Stability in the Middle East

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