I treated chemical attack victims - antidotes should be made available on street cornersMay 2, 2017
As an American Emergency Physician with over 14 years' active duty in the US Air Force and four combat deployments, I have treated a myriad of military and civilian victims including those from chemical weapons.
I have in fact seen and treated virtually every type of war and civilian injury but nothing is quite a jarring as caring for someone burned by chlorine or choked by a toxic gas. Treatment has three objectives: decontamination (remove the agent), antidote (reverse the agent) and supportive care.
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