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Chemical terrorism

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© 2019. The OPCW (Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) has recognized that threat of deliberate exposure of the population to chemical agents by terrorists is increasing. There are limited medical countermeasures (antidotes) to the range of potential toxic chemicals that might be used, so high-quality clinical care remains key. The effective treatment for specific chemical agents is considered.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Emmett SR, Blain PG

Publication type: Review

Publication status: Published

Journal: Medicine

Year: 2020

Volume: 48

Issue: 3

Pages: 182-184

Print publication date: 01/03/2020

Online publication date: 31/01/2020

Acceptance date: 02/04/2018

ISSN (print): 1357-3039

ISSN (electronic): 1365-4357

Publisher: Elsevier Ltd


DOI: 10.1016/j.mpmed.2019.12.008