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Medical aspects of chemical and biological terrorism

Alexander Monov

Medical aspects of chemical and biological terrorism

chemical terrorism and traumatism

by Alexander Monov

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Published by Pub. House of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria in Sofia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Methods,
  • Chemical Terrorism,
  • Public Health,
  • Toxicity,
  • Hazardous Substances,
  • Disaster Planning

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesChemical terrorism and traumatism
    StatementAlexander Monov and Christophor Dishovsky, editors
    SeriesScientific series, Scientific series (Sofia, Bulgaria)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination354 p. :
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25560888M
    ISBN 109548329697
    ISBN 109789548329699
    OCLC/WorldCa228114729

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