The deadly threat of nerve agents and how to treat contamination
Tricia Scott Consultant editor, Emergency Nurse
This month’s editorial focuses on the devastating effects of military-grade nerve agents, such as Novichok, which are chemically related to organophosphate insecticides – the most toxic and lethal substances known. Despite being decommissioned globally, recent attacks using these chemicals continue to alert us to the fact that stocks remain throughout the world.
Emergency Nurse. 27, 2, 5-5. doi: 10.7748/en.27.2.5.s1