Mass Toxicological Incidents (MTIs)—Are Local Procedures Necessary?

P. Gula, J. Nitecki, W. Hladki, L. Brongel, B. Kozanecka-Muzyk
2005 Prehospital and Disaster Medicine  
Conclusion: SM is an incapacitating chemical warfare agent with several devastating long-term effects on human health. SM-induced respiratory complications tend to progress over the years. While spirometry is a valuable diagnostic tool for evaluation of pulmonary impairment during regular follow-ups, ABG and H R C T are more objective and should be considered for evaluation of the severity and for diagnosis of the respiratory complications.
doi:10.1017/s1049023x00014163 fatcat:g7oppafxubch7dt25uzghtzi6a