ABSTRACT

Vesicants (USAMRICD Presentation)   [open pdf - 727KB]

The objectives in this presentation on vesicants are to: know the mechanism of action (pathophysiology); identify signs and symptoms for all routes of exposure and the clinical time course; know specific pre and post exposure treatment regimens; understand the specific pharmacology of each treatment regimen; and to understand the prognosis and triage for mild, moderate, and severe exposure. Mustard phosgene and lewisite are outlined in detail along with a history.

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2001
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