Archive: Topic Categories: Pre-hospital CBRN

Select a category to view for Topic Categories:

Radiological Agents part 1
Radiation comes in two forms, Ionizing and Non-ionizing. Ionizing radiation removes electrons from atoms and molecules of materials that can include air, water,
View Article
Biological Agents part 1
The setting which you would come across Biological agents is likely to be different when compared to Chemical agents as there will be a time period for the infe
View Article
Chemical Agents part 1
Nerve agents: Nerve agents work on inhibiting the action of the acetylcholinesterase enzyme. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter which is responsible for muscl
View Article
Overview of CBRN part 1
The use of chemical and biological components as a means of inflicting harm and death to others is well documented in history. As early as 1000 B.C., the Chines
View Article
Overview of CBRN part 5
Remove, Remove, Remove: Following research and review of responder initial actions in a CBRN event, the Remove, Remove, Remove guidance was updated to help deal
View Article
Overview of CBRN part 4
Within the CBRN context there are a number of processes which staff should be aware of in order to help ensure their safety and wellbeing. If you are first on s
View Article