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Physical characteristics of a nerve agent.
-Colorless to light brown liquid.
-Oderless to faint sweetish fruity vapor
-tastless
Agent that produceses it's effect by interfering with normal transmission of nerve impulses in the parasympathetic autonomic nervous system.
Nerve agents
Who is in charge of maintaining adequet supplies for decontamination and treatment of CBR casualties.
Medical Officer or Senior Medical Department Rep.
Rate of Action for a Nerve Agent.
Very rapid with inhalation. Slow through skin.
Signs and symotoms of Nerve Agent exposure.
Inhalation: Pupil constriction.
Skin: Muscular twitching rhinorreah, dyspnea, diarrhea, vomiting, convulsions, hypersalivation, drowsiness, coma, unconsciousness.
Produces large painful blisters that are incapacitating.
Blister Agents or Vesicants.
Common blister agents
Mustard (HD)
Nitrogen Mustard (HN)
Lewisite (L)
Agent that interferes with enzyme functions in the body. Blocks oxygen transfer.
Blood Agents
Hydrocyanic acid (AC)
cyanogen chloride (CK)
Causes extensive damage to alveolar tissue, results in severe pulmonary edema.
Choking Agents
Phosogene (CG)
Clorine (CL)
Produces mental confusion and inability to function intelligently.
Incapacitating Agents
3-quinuclidinyl benzilate (BZ)
Local irritants that act primarily on the eyes.
(CN)
(CS)
Used in training and Riot control. Causes sneezing, vomiting, upper respiratory irritation.
Vomiting Agents
(DM)
(DA)
(DC)
Can be dispersed in the air, Capable of contaminating clothing,equipment,food, and water supplies.
Biological Warfare
In a biological attack, all exposed or unpackaged food should be?
Destroyed
An uncontaminated cut should be protected with what during decontamination?
Impermiable tape
When biological agents have been used all drinking water should be?
Boiled
What frees water of radioactive material providing emergency drinking water?
distilation
what personal decontamination kit is used to chemically neutralize chemical agents you may have on your clothing or skin?
M-258
Which chemical agent has an almond like odor?
Hydrocyanic acid (AC)
What is the maximum amount of amyl Nitrate that may be given to a blood gas victim?
8 ampules
What type of ray is the most penetrating form of radiation?
Gamma
What chemical agent has the odor of new mown hay?
Phosogene (CG)
Flash blindness from a nuclear explosion normally persists for?
20-30 mins