Publisher description for Chemical warfare agents : toxicology and treatment / Timothy C. Marrs, Robert L. Maynard, Frederick R. Sidell.


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Counter This book is an accessible and authoritative guide to the practical medical management of victims of chemical warfare and offers an explanation of the underlying pharmacology and toxicology of the various agents. It discusses all major classical chemical warfare agents including nerve agents, vesicants, lung damaging agents, respiratory poisons, irritants and psychoactive agents covering the toxicology, pharmacology, human studies and treatment options for each class. Also features a section on field management of chemical agent exposure.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Chemical agents (Munitions) Toxicology, Antidotes