Management of the effects of exposure to tear gas

  title={Management of the effects of exposure to tear gas},
  author={Pierre-Nicolas Carron and Bertrand Yersin},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
#### Summary points Despite the frequent use of riot control agents by European law enforcement agencies, limited information exists on this subject in the medical literature. The effects of these agents are typically limited to minor and transient cutaneous inflammation, but serious complications and even deaths have been reported. During the 1999 World Trade Organisation meeting and at the 2001 Summit of the Americas in Quebec, exposure to tear gas was the most common reason for medical… 

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