[...] the biological information was gleaned from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Category A substance list of biological agents, which comprises its most hazardous pathogens such as anthrax, plague, smallpox and viral hemorrhagic fevers. [...] if an emergency responder arrives at an accident scene where an overturned truck spills its load and the driver is trapped and unconscious, he or she may use the system to identify the chemical spill. Variables such as body temperature, cardiovascular or respiratory rates, neurological states and skin condition are just some of the variables that WISER incorporates to determine a patient's hazardous materials exposure and recommend appropriate emergency treatment.
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