Terrorist Use Of Conventional and Nuclear Explosives: Mechanism, Physiology, Human Injuries, and Treatment
minutes (75 presentation/15 Q&A)
explosives represent the most likely weapon utilized by a terrorist.
This lecture was initially developed in coordination with the FBI
and the state of Georgia in preparation for the 1996 Olympic Games.
The lecture is designed to inform medical audiences of the science,
physiology, and physical injuries caused by explosives.
Dr. Siegelson will also discuss the science of radiation injuries
and their treatment. Nuclear
explosives, the least likely weapon for a terrorist, can cause many deaths
but also cause injuries to survivors.
In this lecture, Dr. Siegelson will discuss the science of nuclear
explosives and also review the range of human injuries caused by these
Emergency physicians and nurses, pulmonologists, internists, hospitalists, and critical care physicians, ICU nurses, hospital administrators, infection control practitioners, public health physicians and nurses (federal, state, local), members of hospital disaster committees, emergency managers (federal, state, local), and hospital security.
the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
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