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Medical treatment of gas casualties

Great Britain. Air Raid Precautions Department.

Medical treatment of gas casualties

by Great Britain. Air Raid Precautions Department.

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Published by H.M.S.O in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous -- War use.,
  • GasPoisoning -- therapy.,
  • Chemical Warfare.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementissued by the Home Office (Air Raid Precautions Department).
    SeriesAir raid precautions handbook -- no. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG 635
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 145 p. ;
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19096063M
    LC Control Number38009061

    Get this from a library! Medical Management of Chemical Casualties Handbook.. [Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (U S); Chemical Casualty Care Division (U S Army); Gary Hurst] -- NOTE: NO FURTHER DISCOUNT FOR THIS PRODUCT-- OVERSTOCK SALE -- Significantly reduced list price This is a manual for healthcare providers caring for victims of chemical attacks or .   Caring for casualties. Casualties had to be taken from the field of battle to the places where doctors and nurses could treat them. They were collected by stretcher-bearers and moved by a combination of people, horse and cart, and later on by motorised ambulance ‘down the line’. Men would be moved until they reached a location where treatment for their specific injury would take place.

    gas exposure receives medical treatment shortly after contact with the agent, survival is likely. Mustard gas is deployed as a brownish-yellow vapor with an odor similar to that of garlic, horseradish, or mustard. • M ustard gas is a chemical warfare agent (CWA) that causes severe chemical burns, painful blisters, and difficulty breathing. The following useful reference document is an extract from The Medical Department of the United States in the World War, Volume XIV, Medical Aspects of Gas Warfare. It gives an authoritative account of the classification of the various poison gases used during the war and describes how they exerted their effects and were delivered in action.

    (3) Describes procedures for recognizing chemical casualties (app A). (4) Describes procedures for first aid, medical treatment, and medical management of chemical casualties. (5) Describes measures for handling contaminated clothing and equipment (app B). (6) Describes medical management and treatment in chemical operations (app C). After the first major use of gas in , and without an obvious treatment apart from bed rest, the British medical service in France adopted a defensive policy: the transfer of gas casualties to the UK as quickly as possible. 91 This management approach became deeply embedded in RAMC culture, despite mounting evidence to suggest that it was often inappropriate and inefficient. 92 The general medical strategy Cited by: 9.


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War Casualties - The Army Medical Bulletin - No. Books and Documents. Disposition of gas casualties during the first days of battle, when the daily admission rate from poisonous gases is.

per Theater of Operations strength Duration of treatment of gas patients admitted to hospital in the American Expeditionary Forces. The 91st Medical Gas Treatment Battalion, which was designed for the treatment of gas casualties, was utilized as a hospital for the care of special types of cases.

These cases interfere with the primary mission of an evacuation hospital. Victims of radiological terrorism or wartime events require prompt diagnosis and treatment of medical and surgical conditions as well as conditions related to radiation exposure.

Medical and nursing personnel have never received a significant radiation dose when providing patient care to radiation casualties. The Survival Medicine Handbook (tm) is not your standard first aid book.

It assumes that no hospital or doctor is available in the aftermath of a catastrophic event. This book will give you the tools to handle injuries and illness for when YOU might be the end of the line with regards to your family's medical /5(). Chlorine gas caused for >1, casualties in the first battle of Ypres alone, specifically because the soldiers weren’t equipped with masks.

Second battle of Ypres which was the battle of the first use of poison gas there were a total of 6, casualties and many died within 10 minutes of contact with the gas. Nearly one third of casualties were gas-related (in the Americans' c) A casualty was someone out of action and needing medical treatment - however the fatality rate was one in sixty.

So gas would render many soldiers hors de combat for at least a. medical practitioners in the clinical management and treatment of casualties of chemical weapons. Mahdi Balali-Mood. Robert Mathews.

Rene Pita. Paul Rice. James Romano. Horst Thiermann. The purpose of this Handbook is to provide concise, supplemental reading material for attendees of the Medical Management of Chemical Casualties Size: 1MB. Medical Management of Chemical Casualties. Poisoning by (ie, exposure to) toxic chemicals, a process also called intoxication, has been an important medical issue for centuries.

A particularly frightening type of poisoning is the generation of mass casualties on the. medical system. Because the effects of mustard were delayed and progressive, most mustard casualties eventually presented for medical treatment.

Although in most countries fewer than 5 percent of casualties from mustard who reached medical treatment stations died, mustard injuries were slow to heal and necessitated an average. Field Management of Chemical and Biological Casualties Handbook Borden Institute US Army Medical Department Center and School Health Readiness Center of Excellence Fort Sam Houston, Texas US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland Office of The Surgeon General United States Army Falls Church, Virginia.

Indeed, it will be a year after the first attack before a proper course of treatment is determined for gas victims. After each attack, physicians are ordered to analyse the nature of the employed gas. Photo showing Gas Casualty Set, M-2 opened to show packing of the impermeable aprons and gloves inserts along with the Kit, Treatment, Gas Casualty and the instruction booklet.

The Gas Casualty Set, M-2 (Medical Department item No. ) was a revision of the Gas Casualty Set which was standard at the beginning of World War II. This book provides a succinct summary of many categories of chemical agents, their history, use, effects, and care.

Its grouping of agents simplifies the user’s understanding of various chemicals. The book would be improved if experts in chemical’s detection were available to provide some specific input, rather than detection device name as 4/5(1). National Research Council.

Division of Medical Sciences. Committee on Treatment of Gas Casualties. Fasciculus on Chemical Warfare Medicine. Volume III, Skin and Systemic Poisons. Washington, DC: Prepared for the Committee on Medical Research Cited by: 2.

This publication is intended for professional military medical personnel, especially military medical personnel who operate on the field and need to respond quickly to, and treat, chemical and biological casualties. The Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook, which has been known as the “Blue Book,” has been enormously successful - far beyond our expectations.

Since the first edition inthe awareness of biological weapons in the U.S. has increased dramatically. Over ,Missing: gas casualties.will provide valuable guidance to medical practitioners in the treatment of casualties of chemical weapons and thereby help to alleviate the suffering of any future victims of these unlawful and inhumane weapons.

Ahmet Üzümcü OPCW Director-General The Hague, 11 November   INTRODUCTION. Time and treatment capability are important factors for the survival of critically injured combat casualties.

1 Prehospital treatment capability, rapid prehospital transport, and early hospital and surgical treatment capability have been shown to improve trauma outcomes. 1–8 For combat and other overseas contingency operations, U.S. military doctrine delineates a progressive Cited by: 6.