Treatment of biological warfare agent casualties (US Navy) – http://www.med.navy.mil/directives/Pub/5042.pdf
Representative questions that can be answered with this resource:
- What are the symptoms of inhalation anthrax?
- What is the prognosis for Melioidosis?
- What are some lesser known but deadly agents I can have characters exposed to?
From the Preface:
This publication serves as a guide and a reference for trained members of the Armed Forces Medical Services and other medically qualified personnel on the recognition and treatment of biological warfare (BW) agent casualties. Information contained in this publication may also be relevant for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with naturally acquired diseases or illnesses due to pathogens with BW potential.
a. This publication
(1) Classifies and describes potential BW agents.
(2) Provides procedures for collecting, handling and labeling, shipping, and identifying
potential BW agents.
(3) Describes procedures for medical diagnosing, treating, and management of BW casualties.
(4) Describes medical management and treatment in BW operations.
The narrative text concludes with a glossary, references and an index.
Agents covered in this text are:
- Q Fever
- Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis
- Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
- Clostridium Botulinum Toxin
- Clostridium Perfringens Toxins
- Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B
- Trichothecene Mycotoxins