- Nerve agents
Deputy Joint Program Executive Officer for Medical Systems, Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical Biological Defense, Falls Church, Virginia 22041 3203, USA
Neurologist 13:20-32. 2007
..Originally developed for battlefield use, they have been used in terrorist attacks and are considered threats to the civilian population...
- Nerve agents
United States Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010 5400, USA
Neurol Clin 23:623-41. 2005
..They also can help their communities by reinforcing that treatment for nerve-agent poisoning is effective...
- Neurological problems of famous musicians: the classical genre
Office of the Deputy Joint Officer for Medical Systems, Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical Biological Defense, Falls Church, Virginia 22041, USA
J Child Neurol 24:1043-50. 2009
..The focal dystonia afflicting Leon Fleisher and Gary Graffman catalyzed the discipline of performing arts medicine...
- The birth of nerve agent warfare: lessons from Syed Abbas Foroutan
Chemical Casualty Care Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, USA
Neurology 62:1590-6. 2004
..Foroutan's lessons learned reassure us that a robust medical evacuation system, coupled with timely and appropriate medical care of nerve agent poisoning, will save many more lives on future battlefields...
- Therapy for nerve agent poisoning
Department of Neurology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
Arch Neurol 61:649-52. 2004
..These agents cause rapid-onset cholinergic crisis amenable to prompt treatment with specific antidotes. Experience on the battlefield and in terrorist attacks demonstrates that therapy saves lives...
- Nerve agent attacks on children: diagnosis and management
Joshua S Rotenberg
Departments of Child and Adolescent Neurology and Pediatrics, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
Pediatrics 112:648-58. 2003
..Midazolam may be the most effective intramuscular anticonvulsant after NA exposure, but, despite its efficacy, it is not an approved agent for seizures. Supportive care and long-term complications are summarized...
- Acute chemical emergencies
N Engl J Med 350:2102-4; author reply 2102-4. 2004
- Nerve agents: pathophysiology and treatment of poisoning
Chemical Casualty Care, US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland 21010-5400, USA
Semin Neurol 24:185-96. 2004
- Liquid sulfur mustard exposure
U S Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010, USA
Mil Med 172:196-8. 2007
..He has been left with ongoing posttraumatic stress disorder and has had an incomplete dermatological recovery. In a major terrorist attack involving many patients exposed to sulfur mustard, care resources would be depleted quickly...