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Synthesis: Landscape Ecology and Changing Fire Regimes

  • Donald McKenzie
  • Carol Miller
  • Donald A. Falk
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Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD)

Abstract

Diffrent types of medication and drug delivery. Rapidly system that could be used in battlefield situation are compared and discussed. Rapidly acting therapies that are easy to administer are requried for acute injuries, while prolonged therapy would be needed for prophylactic treatments for example with antimicrobial therapies when exposed to microbilogical weapons, or health maintenance after the acute phase of treatment battlefield injury. To given prolonged therapy depot injections implants and transdermal patches (the latter having the advantage of allowing rapid discontinuation of therapy) could be used. The development of bilogical products from advances in biotechnology and the advanced drug delivery systems required to deliver them using the emerging nano-and targeting technology, provide new opportunites for therapies that could find use in a conflict situataion

Keywords

Landscape Ecology Fire Regime Fire Severity Historical Fire Regime Landscape Fire 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences LaboratoryU.S. Forest ServiceSeattleUSA

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