Nerve agents are a class of phosphorus-containing organic chemicals (
organophosphates) that ... Initial symptoms following exposure to nerve agents (
like sarin) are a runny nose, tightness in ... (S...
Jun 3, 2015 ... These initial symptoms of nerve agent toxicity occur with minutes to hours of the
exposure. Fatigue, irritability, nervousness, and memory ...
Symptom Differentiation. It is important that individual service members know the
following MILD and SEVERE signs and symptoms of nerve agent poisoning.
A soldier showing signs of mild nerve agent poisoning will normally be able to
take care of himself. A soldier showing signs of moderate to severe nerve agent ...
Jul 7, 2016 ... These agents initially stimulate and then paralyze certain nerve ... serious signs
and symptoms of nerve agent toxicity rarely last more than a ...
Signs and Symptoms: Vapor, small dose: miosis, rhinorrhea, mild difficulty ...
these stockpiles, developed the agents, and manufactured nerve agent munitions
. .... Exposure to a small amount of nerve agent vapor causes effects in the eyes,
Jan 29, 2015 ... Nerve agents can cause loss of consciousness and convulsions within ... Mild/
Moderate symptoms - these include localized swelling, muscle ... to liquid nerve
agent may not develop for up to 18 hours following exposure.
The signs and symptoms following exposure to nerve agents are given in Table 2
-III. .... In mild exposures, the systemic manifestations of nerve agent poisoning ...
www.houstontx.gov/health/OSPHP/Chemical Emergencies/Nerve Agents.pdf
What are the signs and symptoms of exposure to a nerve agent? People may not
know if they have been exposed to a nerve agent because some of these ...
These three nerve agents are known as G agents in the American .... to a low
dose of nerve agent, causing minor poisoning, characteristic symptoms are ...