Neurology in the Vietnam War.
- Frontiers of neurology and neuroscience
Between December 1965 and December 1971, the United States maintained armed forces in Vietnam never less than 180,000 men and women in support of the war, which required an extensive medical presence, including 19 neurologists, which spawned the Defense and Veterans Head Injury Study. Expand
Investigation on the Electrochemistry and Cytotoxicity of Organic Nitrates and Nitroamines
Laboratory scale quantities of a series of organic nitrates and nitroamines were obtained by nitration with dinitrogen pentoxide in dichloromethane medium. Twenty seven synthesized compounds were… Expand
Quantifying RDX biodegradation in groundwater using delta15N isotope analysis.
- Geology, Medicine
- Journal of contaminant hydrology
The study showed that stable isotope fractionation analysis is a suitable tool to detect biodegradation of RDX in the environment and clearly indicated that RDX is naturally biodegraded in the contaminated aquifer. Expand
Two marines with generalized seizure activity.
- Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association
The patient’s seizures and elevated WBC count prompted the physician to perform a lumbar puncture and order 2 g of intravenous ceftriaxone (Rocephin), but the tap had been traumatic, making the results difficult to interpret. Expand
Oral C-4 plastic explosive in humans – A case series
- Clinical toxicology
Poisoning with C-4 is an unusual cause of seizures which should be considered in patients with access to this agent, and management recommendations include standard resuscitation, supportive care, and benzodiazepines for the control of seizures or agitation. Expand
Fungal interactions with the explosive RDX (hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine)
- Journal of Industrial Microbiology
The bacterially mediated, anaerobic biodegradation of the explosive RDX (hexahydro 1,3,5 trinitro-1,3,5-triazine) is well established. Reports of successful mineralization of RDX by white rot fungi,… Expand
Determination of cyclonite (RDX) in human plasma by high-performance liquid chromatography.
- Chemistry, Medicine
A simple and sensitive HPLC method has been developed for the assay of cyclonite (RDX) in human plasma and was applied to evaluate RDX concentration in plasma samples obtained from soldiers exposed RDX. Expand
Acute hexogen poisoning after occupational exposure.
- Journal of toxicology. Clinical toxicology
A 42-year-old man with no prior history of epilepsy experienced grand mal seizures after sieving fine hexogen (RDX) powder for four hours in an ammunition plant. Expand