By James A. Romano Jr., James A. Romano, Harry Salem, Brian J Lukey, Brian J. Lukey

ISBN-10: 1420046616

ISBN-13: 9781420046618

The 1st version of this e-book, Chemical battle brokers: Toxicity at Low Levels, was once released simply sooner than the terrorist assaults of September eleventh, 2001. Reflecting a better feel of urgency in the box of chemical safeguard on account that this occasion, learn with regards to chemical battle brokers (CWAs) maintains to extend at a impressive speed.

Chemical conflict brokers: Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, moment Edition explores the most recent tools and items for combating, diagnosing, and treating the intense and protracted results of poisonous CWA publicity. This variation citesthe key advancements in chemical security learn considering that 2001, together with new epidemiological or scientific reviews of uncovered or very likely uncovered populations; new remedy thoughts and items; more suitable association of the nationwide reaction gear within the U.S. addressing the potential of CWA terrorism; and more suitable diagnostic exams that allow fast analysis and therapy.

Leading researchers clarify how those breakthroughs support researchers ascertain physiologically correct detection thresholds and enhance greater countermeasures and nationwide reaction procedures. Chemical conflict Agents presents first responders and emergency clinical groups with the main up to date details they should organize for and deal with normal mess ups, chemical spills, terrorism, and struggle situations―quickly and effectively.

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Eventually three nitrogen mustard agents were identified during the war. HN-1 (C6H13Cl2N), HN-2 (C5H11Cl2N), and HN-3 (C6H12Cl3N) were all similar to mustard agent but had quicker reaction in the eyes. The United States focused on HN-1, while the British concentrated on HN-2 and HN-3. , 1959). VII. CHEMICAL WARFARE USE AFTER WORLD WAR II As the Allies overran Germany in 1945, they discovered the German nerve agent program for the first time. Both the United States and the Soviet Union took the German technology and made it their primary focus for chemical warfare agents.

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