1. Preface.- n2. Risk Assessment Strategies.- 2.1. Introduction to Bioterrorism Risk Assessment.- 2.2 Modeling the Risk and Impact of a Bioterrorism Event.- 2.3 Motivation Capabilities and Risk.- 2.4 Using Risk Assessment to Direct Preparedness Efforts.- 2.5 Surveillance Methods for Early Detection of Bioterrorist Event.- n3. Risk Communication.- 3.1 Introduction to Bioterrorism Risk Communication.- 3.2 Risk Communication Dogma is a Mitigating Tool.- 3.3. Communication Techniques in Health Professionals.- 3.4 Getting the Message Through.- 3.5 Novel Technologies and their Role in Effective Risk Communication.-n4. Case Study: Focus on Smallpox.- 4.1 Risk Assessment in Smallpox Bioterrorist Agression.- 4.2 Renewal of Immunological and Public Memory to Smallpox - Use of New Tools Yields Old Results.- 4.3. Preparing for a Smallpox Bioterrorist Attack: Pulse Vaccination as an Optimal Strategy.
This book contains articles from leading experts in the various disciplines associated with risk assessment and risk communication associated with bioterrorism. These papers are based on presentations at a NATO Advanced Research Workshop in Israel in June 2005, which addressed these issues. The book offers a comprehensive, practical guide for approaching risk assessment and risk communication in a bioterrorism event.
Scarcity of relevant evidence-based resources
Practical approach for coping with current bioterrorism threats
Authored by leading scientists with extensive field experience