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File: 110596_jul96_decls9_0001.txt
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Total Pages: 2

Subject: US OF DIAZEPAM IN TREATMENT OF NERVE AGENT CASUALTIES           

Unit: ARCENT      

Parent Organization: CENTCOM     

Box ID: BX000448

Folder Title: HISTORIANS BACKGROUND MATERIALS FILES - ARCENT READING FILES 20 AUG 90-1                        

Document Number:         59

Folder SEQ  #:         16









    RCV M39        T I ME    RADAY                                 RET MSG         PRIORITY
      $2764        0046      233/90                                   10858

    CINC DCINC CSt,l $JS JI  J2 J3 J4 JS J6 J8 AG   AFLNO CIDC  CECOM-LAO COMSEC AFNSEP
    ENG FOC IC JA LAD LIB    MCP MD 4EDDAC MARDET   t44VINFO NAVLNO NAVMARCOR MEPS DJNSA
    PM PA POST RCAO RDC ROME 6MCD SADBU SSO TCC NE 3A 44'4HD SIST 33STH CH AIRMICS

    PCTUZYUV4 RHCGAAA2539 2321658-OUUU--RHCGSRB,
    Z14P uuuuu                                                                 T
    P ?DI202Z AUG 90
    FM CDRUSATWO FT..;ILLEt4 GA //AFKD-UP//
    TO ArG 12153    b@                                                3
    XMT CDR 108TH'D-IV TNG CHARLOTTE NC
    P 161815Z AUG 90
    FM CDRFDRSCOM FT MCPHERSON GA //FCMD-PM//
    TO AIG 9579
    AIG 9169
    RHCGSRB/CDRUSATHREE FT tlCPHERSON GA //AFRr)-MD//
    TNFO RUEADWD/DA WASHINGTON DC //SGPS-PSP/DASG-HCD-D/DAAR-MA//
    IUEAUSA/C,%',Gb WASHINGTON DC //NGB-ARS//
    RUhTNFA/CDRUSAHSC FT SAM HOUSTON TX //HSCL-P/HSCL-C/HSOP//
    RUCJACC/U$ClNCCENT 'IACDILL AFS FL //CCSG//
    RUWTNFA/CDMDT AHS FT SAM HOUSTON TX //HSHA-DCD/HSHA-DTD//
    RULNEAA/CDRUSAMRICD ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD//SGRD-UV-ZA//
    RJEURDB/CDRUSAMMA FT DETRICK 4D //SGMMA-RMM//
    Pt)EARDL/40 SUPGEP4 B,')LLIfIG AFB DC //SGHR//
    RLtLSBUA/8UMED WASHINGTON DC //MED-02C//
    BT
    UNCLAS
    PASS TO ALL FORSCOM AC AND RC UNIT SURGEONS AND MEDICAL UNIT CDRS
    OPER/DESERT SHIELD//
    MSGlDISYS.RRV/FORSCOM FCMD-PM//
    AMPN/SUbj: USE OF DIAZEPAPI IN TREATMENT OF NERVE AGENT CASUALTIES//



    PACE OZ RHCGA@400338 IJ14CLAS
    REF/A/TEL/FCMD-PM/14AUG90//
    REF/BIDDC/Fq B-285/28FEB90//
    AMPN/REF Al FONE:CON COORD BETWEEN FCMD-PM (MAJ ARDAY) AND SGPS-PSP
    (MAJ MACINTL)SH). REF BP SUBJ: TREATMENT OF CHEMICAL AGENT
    CASUALTIES AND CONVENTIONAL MILITARY CHEMICAL INJURIES.//
    RMKS/1. RECENT INQUIRIES TO THE ARMY OFFICE OF THE SURGEON GENERAL
IDANCE
    014 THE ISSUANCE AND USE OF DIAZEPAMF IN THE TREATMENT OF MODERATELY
    TO SEVERELY INTOXICATED NERVE AGENT CASUALTIES,
    2. REF Bo SECTION IVo, PAR& 2-14 C. DISCUSSES THE USE OF DIAZEPAM
    AT THE FIELD MEDICAL TREATMENT FACILITY FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF
    CONVULSIONS. CASUALTIES WHO ARE POISONED SEVERELY ENOUGH USUALLY
    GO UN TO DEVELOP SEIZURESP UNCONSCIOUSNESST AND GENERALIZED
    MUSCULAR WEAKNESS OR FLACCID PARALYSIST EVEN AFTER ADMINISTRATION
    OF THREE PARK I AUTI-INJECTORS* SEIZURES SHOULD BE ANTICIPATED IN
    ALL MODERATELY TO SEVERELY INTOXICATED CASUALTIES, SUCH PATIENTS
    SHOULD RECEIVE 10 MG OF DIAZEPAM RAPIDLYR PREFERABLY BEFORE THE
    ONSET OF SEIZURE ACTIVITY, DIAZEPAM MINIMIZES NERVE AGENT INDUCED
    BRAIN INJURY AND PROMOTES RAPID RECOVERY, IF SEIZURES UCCURP
    DIAZEPAM ADAINISTPATION SHOULD BE REPEATED UNTIL THE SEIZURES ARE

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File Room = jul96_declassified
File Cabinet = Week-30
Box ID = BX000448
Unit = ARCENT
Parent Organization = CENTCOM
Folder Title = HISTORIANS BACKGROUND MATERIALS FILES - ARCENT READING FILES 20 AUG 90-1
Folder Seq # = 16
Subject = US OF DIAZEPAM IN TREATMENT OF NERVE AGENT CASUA
Document Seq # = 59
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 = 04-NOV-1996