The Resource A review of the scientific literature as it pertains to Gulf War illnesses, Vol. 2, Pyridostigmine bromide, Beatrice Alexandra Golomb

A review of the scientific literature as it pertains to Gulf War illnesses, Vol. 2, Pyridostigmine bromide, Beatrice Alexandra Golomb

Label
A review of the scientific literature as it pertains to Gulf War illnesses, Vol. 2, Pyridostigmine bromide
Title
A review of the scientific literature as it pertains to Gulf War illnesses
Title number
Vol. 2
Title part
Pyridostigmine bromide
Statement of responsibility
Beatrice Alexandra Golomb
Title variation
Pyridostigmine bromide
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The United States and its allies in the Persian Gulf War (PGW) knew that Iraq had used nerve agents and chemical weapons in its previous conflicts and so took steps to protect their troops. Pyridostigmine bromide (PB) was distributed as a pretreatment that would enhance the effectiveness of postexposure treatments in the event that the nerve agent soman was used. This report examines the role that PB played in the ongoing chronic health problems documented in PGW veterans. After careful examination of the known effects of PB on the central and peripheral nervous systems, the author finds the evidence consistent with a possible role for PB as a contributor to the health complaints of some PGW veterans and calls for immediate attention in the form of additional investigation to clarify the role of PB
Cataloging source
CstmoR
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Golomb, Beatrice Alexandra
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RB152.7
LC item number
.R482 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rand Corporation
  • National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
  • Center for Military Health Policy Research
  • United States
Series statement
Gulf War illnesses series
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  • Biological weapons
  • Chemical agents (Munitions)
  • Persian Gulf syndrome
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • Veterans
Label
A review of the scientific literature as it pertains to Gulf War illnesses, Vol. 2, Pyridostigmine bromide, Beatrice Alexandra Golomb
Link
http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR1018.2/
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Publication
Note
  • "National Defense Research Institute."
  • "This work ... was carried out jointly by RAND Health's Center for Military Health Policy Research and the Forces and Resources Policy Center of the National Defense Research Institute"--Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-385)
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  • online resource
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • cr
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833026774
Lccn
98031679
Media category
  • computer
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • n
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (Sirsi) a410502
  • (RAND)rnd000000000120531
Label
A review of the scientific literature as it pertains to Gulf War illnesses, Vol. 2, Pyridostigmine bromide, Beatrice Alexandra Golomb
Link
http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR1018.2/
Publication
Note
  • "National Defense Research Institute."
  • "This work ... was carried out jointly by RAND Health's Center for Military Health Policy Research and the Forces and Resources Policy Center of the National Defense Research Institute"--Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-385)
Carrier category
  • online resource
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • cr
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833026774
Lccn
98031679
Media category
  • computer
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • n
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a410502
  • (RAND)rnd000000000120531

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