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How can I manage the daily effects of nerve gas poisoning?

Nerve gas poisoning can occur after the unlikely instance of exposure to a high amount of nerve gas. Decontamination of exposed clothing, skin, and hair is the first step to combating the effects of nerve gas. Decontamination may be followed by the administration of antidotes such as diazepam, atropine, and oximes to prevent initial and/or continued physical effects.

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Is nerve gas poisoning fatal?
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Whether nerve gas poisoning is fatal depends on several factors. One important factor is the type of...
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Are there alternative treatments for nerve gas poisoning?
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Nerve gas poisoning is typically treated by pre- and post-exposure antidote drugs such as pyridostig...
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How is nerve gas poisoning diagnosed?
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Generally, nerve gas poisoning is diagnosed by observing symptoms. There are few laboratories capabl...
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What are the long-term effects of nerve gas poisoning?
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Nerve gas poisoning may require months of recovery time and consistent drug treatment for some sympt...
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