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Subject: ADMINISTER COMVULSANT ANTIDOTE FOR NERVE AGENT                  

Box  ID: BX001606

Document Number:          5

Folder Title: DS-S G1 DOCUMENTS                                                                               

Folder Seq #:        448

Unit: 101ST ID    

Parent Organzation: XVIII CORPS 










                                                                      AFZB-KE-1
                                                                       13 FEB 91




                                            FACT SHEET

                SUBJECT% Administer Convulsant Antidote for Nerve Agent (CANA)
                using the Autoinjector
                1.   Purposet To provilde guidance on the proper procedures for
                administering CANA for buddy-aid.

                2.   FACTS.

                     M. The Convulsant   Antidote for Nerve Agent (CANA)
                autoinjector is issued   when there is a threat of nerve agent
                exposure stored along with MARK I autoinjectors inside protective
                mask carrier.
                     b. When you come   to a casualty to whom you have administered
                three sets of MARK I injection%$ or who has three expanded MARK I
                autainjecturs hooked to the packet of his/her overgarment, or is
                convulsing, you should immediately administer the casualty's own
                CANA autainjector and hook to.pocket next to expended MARK I
                autainjector.

                     C. The CANA is not for use as self aid. If you know who you
                4Rrel where you are, you most likely do not need CANA. DO NOT 13IVE
                CANA TO YOURSELF. IT IS BUDDY-AID,

                     d. Inject CANA in the same way you Inject the MARK 1.

                        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, red eyes with tearingg loss
                of bladder/bowel control, severe muscle twitching convulsions
                and or seizures) immediately give him/her the Llnd and 3rd
                injections and THEN THE CANA.
t received any MARK I injections go
                ahead and give all three MARK I injections together with his/her
                CANA.

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

                        DO NOT USE YOUR OWN CANA ON THE CASUALTY



                                        HOWARD M. KIMES, LTC9 DIVISION SUR(IECN

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File Room = jun96_declassified
File Cabinet = Week-22
Box ID = BX001606
Unit = 101ST ID
Parent Organization = XVIII CORPS
Folder Title = DS-S G1 DOCUMENTS
Folder Seq # = 448
Subject = ADMINISTER COMVULSANT ANTIDOTE FOR NERVE AGENT
Document Seq # = 19
Document Date =
Scan Date = 19-JUN-1996
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 = 02-AUG-1996