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Infectious Disease Handbook For Emergency Care Personnel, 3rd Edition, Released by ACGIH® Signature Publications Series

 

INFECTIOUS DISEASE HANDBOOK FOR EMERGENCY CARE PERSONNEL, 3RD EDITION, RELEASED BY ACGIH® SIGNATURE PUBLICATIONS SERIES

Cincinnati, Ohio — November 19, 2001 — ACGIH® Worldwide has published the 3rd Edition of the Infectious Disease Handbook for Emergency Care Personnel, which is one of over 25 titles featured in the ACGIH® Signature Publications Series.

The Infectious Disease Handbook for Emergency Care Personnel is published by ACGIH®, and written by Katherine H. West, BSN, MSEd, CIC, a nationally recognized expert in infection control. This newly revised and expanded third edition has been developed as a practical, hands-on reference not only for medical rescue personnel, but also for industrial hygienists, safety professionals, and occupational health nurses.

As a result of the September 11 terrorist attacks on America, attention is now focused on the real threat of bioterrorist warfare. The now infamous anthrax disease, smallpox organism, and West Nile Virus disease are discussed in this edition. Other topics featured in the third edition include:

  • Modes of transmission
  • Symptoms
  • Protective/preventative measures
  • Post-exposure follow-up
  • Engineering controls
To order Infectious Disease Handbook for Emergency Care Personnel, 3rd Edition, please use the following information:
  • Infectious Disease Handbook for Emergency Care Personnel, 3rd Edition © 2001, ACGIH®, Perfect bound, 187 pages, ISBN: 1-882417-45-3, Publication #9323. ACGIH® Member Price: $26.10 + S/H. Nonmember Price: $29.00 + S/H.
Publications can be ordered online at www.acgih.org/store, or by calling our Customer Service Representatives at 513-742-2020.

ACGIH® Worldwide is a member-based organization that advances worker health and safety through education and the development and dissemination of scientific and technical knowledge. ACGIH® is one of the industry's leading publications resources, with over 400 titles relative to occupational and environmental health and safety, including the renowned TLVs® and BEIs®. For more information, visit the ACGIH® website at www.acgih.org or call our Customer Service Representatives at 513-742-2020.

Amy Bloomhuff, Esq.
Director of Operations
513-742-6163, extension 116

abloomhuff@acgih.org