Nerve Agents

@article{Newmark2007NerveA,
  title={Nerve Agents},
  author={J. Newmark},
  journal={The Neurologist},
  year={2007},
  volume={13},
  pages={20-32}
}
Background:Nerve agents, the deadliest of the classic chemical warfare agents, primarily function as acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and cause a rapidly progressive cholinergic crisis. Originally developed for battlefield use, they have been used in terrorist attacks and are considered threats to the civilian population. Review Summary:The pathophysiology and clinical presentation of acute nerve agent poisoning are summarized and acute treatment protocols reviewed. Timely support and antidotal… Expand
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