Pyridostigmine used as a nerve agent pretreatment under wartime conditions.

  title={Pyridostigmine used as a nerve agent pretreatment under wartime conditions.},
  author={J R Keeler and Charles G. Hurst and Meghan A Dunn},
  volume={266 5},
OBJECTIVE To determine the adverse effects of pretreatment with pyridostigmine bromide for nerve agent exposure during wartime. DESIGN A retrospective study. SETTING Southwest Asia. PARTICIPANTS Personnel who provided medical support to the XVIII Airborne Corps. These medical officers supplied information pertaining to symptoms and disposition of 41,650 soldiers who received pyridostigmine at the onset of hostilities of Operation Desert Storm. INTERVENTION Pyridostigmine bromide, 30 mg… CONTINUE READING

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