Corpus ID: 2925337

Medical management of toxicological mass casualty events.

  title={Medical management of toxicological mass casualty events.},
  author={G. Markel and A. Krivoy and E. Rotman and O. Schein and S. Shrot and T. Brosh-Nissimov and T. Dushnitsky and A. Eisenkraft},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  volume={10 11},
  • G. Markel, A. Krivoy, +5 authors A. Eisenkraft
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ
  • The relative accessibility to various chemical agents, including chemical warfare agents and toxic industrial compounds, places a toxicological mass casualty event, including chemical terrorism, among the major threats to homeland security. TMCE represents a medical and logistic challenge with potential hazardous exposure of first-response teams. In addition, TMCE poses substantial psychological and economic impact. We have created a simple response algorithm that provides practical guidelines… CONTINUE READING
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