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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Thiermann, H; Szinicz, L; Eyer, P; Felgenhauer, N; Zilker, T; Worek, F 
Title:
Lessons to be learnt from organophosphorus pesticide poisoning for the treatment of nerve agent poisoning. 
Abstract:
The increasing threat of nerve agent use for terrorist purposes against civilian and military population calls for effective therapeutic preparedness. At present, administration of atropine and an oxime are recommended, although effectiveness of this treatment is not proved in clinical trials. Here, monitoring of intoxications with organophosphorus (OP) pesticides may be of help, as their actions are closely related to those of nerve agents and intoxication and therapy follow the same principles...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Toxicology 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
233 
Journal issue:
1-3 
Pages contribution:
145-54 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0300-483X 
TUM Institution:
Toxikologische Abteilung