Chapter 9. A History of Human Studies with Nerve Agents by the UK and USA

  1. Timothy C. Marrs OBE, MD, DSc, FRCP, FRCPath1,2,3,
  2. Robert L. Maynard CBE, FRCP, FRCPath4 and
  3. Frederick R. Sidell MD5
  1. Frederick R. Sidell MD

Published Online: 2 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470060032.ch9

Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicology and Treatment, Second Edition

Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicology and Treatment, Second Edition

How to Cite

Sidell, F. R. (2007) A History of Human Studies with Nerve Agents by the UK and USA, in Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicology and Treatment, Second Edition (eds T. C. Marrs, R. L. Maynard and F. R. Sidell), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470060032.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Edentox Associates, Pinehurst, Four Elms Road, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 6AQ, UK

  2. 2

    National Poisons Information Service (Birmingham Centre) and West Midlands Poisons Unit, City Hospital, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK

  3. 3

    Lancashire School of Health and Postgraduate Medicine, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2HE, UK

  4. 4

    Health Protection Agency, Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0RQ, UK

  5. 5

    US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010-5400, USA

Author Information

  1. US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010-5400, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 23 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470013595

Online ISBN: 9780470060032

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Keywords:

  • human studies of nerve agents in UK and US;
  • liquid nerve agent toxicity on skin;
  • military operations and exposure to agent (MOD3);
  • diisopropyl phosphorofluoridate (DFP);
  • flicker threshold frequency (FTF)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • G Agents

  • VX

  • Accidental Exposures

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References