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Chemical, biological, and radiation injuries

Edited by Jason Smith, Ian Greaves and Keith M Porter

in Oxford Desk Reference - Major Trauma

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199543328
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191728297 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199543328.003.0025

Series: Oxford Desk Reference

Chemical, biological, and radiation injuries

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Introduction - Incident management - Triage - Principles of CBRN casualty management - Chemical agents (including industrial and military threats) - Chemical asphyxiants - Nerve agents - Lung damaging (pulmonary) agents - Vesicants (blistering) agents - Incapacitants - Biological agents - Syndromic approach to biological casualties - Biological agents of concern - Radiological and nuclear hazards - Radiological and nuclear incidents - Further reading

Chapter.  9007 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Emergency Medicine

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