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...
Symptom Differentiation. It is important that individual service members know the
following MILD and SEVERE signs and symptoms of nerve agent poisoning.
These agents are known to be present in military stockpiles of several nations,
including ... What are the specific signs and symptoms of nerve agent poisoning?
These agents are man-made and have been manufactured for use in chemical
warfare. ... What are the specific signs and symptoms of nerve agent poisoning?
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 ...
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,
Oct 21, 2014 ... Nerve agents are the most toxic of the known chemical warfare agents. ... The
onset of these mild to moderate signs and symptoms following ...
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 ...
www.karmanos.org/upload/docs/Physicians and Research/Nerve Agent Exposure Crit Care Med.pdf
produces these; however, U.S. stockpiles of sarin and VX remain. .... the
treatment of nerve agents is key to its successful manage- ment. (Crit Care ...
duced no signs or symptoms of tabun toxicity. VX is a persistent agent and is well
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.