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Physician's Guide to Terrorist Attack

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 22 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1022
  1. Paul Grant, senior house officer ([email protected])
  1. emergency department, Timaru Hospital, Timaru, New Zealand

    Paranoia is a wonderful stimulus for the imagination, and after reading this new guide you'll be surprised at the mind boggling ingenuity of 21st century terrorists. The very American interpretation of modern warfare suggests that there will be a move away from traditional theatres of war to more urban and civilian targets. This means that at any moment we can expect our local shopping centre to explode, the very water we drink to be contaminated while we receive anthrax through the post, and “rogue states” to drop dirty nuclear …

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