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Lethal agents
Choking
Blood
Nerve
Choking
chlorine gas
phosgene gas
blood
hydrgogen cyanide
nerve
tabun
sarin
soman
VX
Vesicants
Sulfur Mustard
Lewisite
Chlorine vs. Phosgene gas
immediate vs. prolonged delay
How do you treat choking agents?
postive pressure ventilation
bronchial dilators
antibiotics
Where is methemoglobin formed? Treatment with what aids in its rapid formation?
RBCs
i.v. sodium nitrite
Treatment for sarin
Atropine (muscarinic antagonist)
2-PAM-Cl (reactivate cholinesterase)
diazepam (convulsions)
"aged" Soman
can't be reactivated by 2-PAM-Cl
Nerve agent pretreatment?
Pyridostigmine
mustard poisoning
4-8 hr delay
humidity accelerates symptoms
eyes get pain and photophobia

Treat: antibiotic ointment, depress cough with codeine
Lewisite
Looks like mustard except onset is soon after exposure

Treat with British Anti-Lewisite (dimercaprol)