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Chemical Incidents 

Chemical Incidents
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Chemical Incidents
Author(s):

Ian Greaves

and Paul Hunt

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199238088.003.0008
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date: 09 December 2021

Chapter 8 covers information on types of chemical incident, toxic industrial chemicals, the initial response to a chemical incident, decontamination, UK Reserve National Stock, clinical syndromes (toxidromes), toxicology and forensics, the chain of evidence, transport, public information, advice to individuals, personal protective equipment, specific antidotes, the hospital response to a chemical incident, reporting chemical exposure cases, and chemical hazard labels.

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