Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health
Chlorine Gas: An Evolving Hazardous Material Threat and Unconventional Weapon
- Author(s): Jones, Robert
- Wills, Brandon
- Kang, Christopher
- et al.
Chlorine gas represents a hazardous material threat from industrial accidents and as a terrorist weapon. This review will summarize recent events involving chlorine disasters and its use by terrorists, discuss pre-hospital considerations and suggest strategies for the initial management for acute chlorine exposure events. [West J Emerg Med. 2010; 11(2):151-156.]