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Subject: ADMINISTER CONVULANT ANTITODE FOR NERVE AGENT                   

Unit: 101ST ID    

Parent  Organization: XVIII CORPS 

Box ID: BX001604

Folder Seq #:        394

Document Number:          4












                                                                 AFZB-KE-I
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                                         FACT SHEET

               SUBJECTI Administer Convulsant Antidote for Nerve Agent (CANA)
               using the AutoinjeLtor


               1.   Purposes To provide guidance on the proper procedure% for
               administering CANA for buddy-aid.

               e.   FACTS.

                    as The Convulsant Antidote for Nerve Agent (CANA)
               autoinjector is issued when there is a threat of nerve agent
               exposure stored along with MARK I autoinjectort inside protective
               mask carrier.

                    b. When you come to a casualty to whom you have administered
               three sets of MARK I injections, or who has three expanded MARK I
               autoinjectors hooked to the pocket of his/her overgarment or is
               convulsing you should immediately administer the casualty'* own
               CANA autoinjector and hook to.pooket next to expended MARK I
               autoinjector.

                    0. The CANA is not for use as *elf aid. If you know who you
               are, where you are, you most likely do not need CANA. DO NOT GIVE
               CANA TO YOURSELF. IT IS BUDDY-AID.

                    d. Inject CANA in the same way you inject the MARK I.

                       1. When a follow soldier needs additional MARK I
               injections after having given himself/herself their first
               injection( severe difficulty breathing strange and confused
               behavior severely pinpointed pupils, rod *yes with tearing, loss
               of bladder/bowel controls %ever* muscle twitching, convulsions$
               and or seizures) immediately give him/her the end and 3rd
               injections and THEN THE CANA.

                       2. If he/she has not received any MARK I injectionog go
      ahead and give all three MARK I injections together with hi*/hor
               CANA.

                    a. After injecting buddy with his/her CANA got medical help.

                       DO NOT USE YOUR OWN CANA ON THE CASUALTY



                                     HOWARD M. KIMES9 LTC, DIVISION SURGEON

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Document 3 f:/Week-22/BX001604/G1 DOCUMENTS/administer convulant antitode for nerve agent:07199610194543
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File Room = jun96_declassified
File Cabinet = Week-22
Box ID = BX001604
Unit = 101ST ID
Parent Organization = XVIII CORPS
Folder Title = G1 DOCUMENTS
Folder Seq # = 394
Subject = ADMINISTER CONVULANT ANTITODE FOR NERVE AGENT
Document Seq # = 43
Document Date =
Scan Date =
Queued for Declassification = 01-JAN-1980
Short Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Long Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Permanent Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Non-Health Related Document = 01-JAN-1980
Declassified = 19-JUL-1996