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Cyanide

Additional Resources

Essential Reading
Cummings, TF. The treatment of cyanide poisoning. Occupational Medicine.
2004; 54:82-85

Additional Readings
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Recognition of illnesses associated with exposure to chemical agents - United States 2003. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 2003: 52(39);938-940

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Biological and chemical terrorism: Strategic plan for preparedness and response. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 2000; 49(RR-4):1-14

Mokhlesi B, Leiken JB, Murray P, Corbridge TC. Adult toxicology in critical care: Part II: Specific poisonings. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3):897-922
Internet Resources
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emergency Preparedness and Response

Health Protection Agency Guidelines for Action in the Event of a Deliberate Release: Hydrogen Cyanide

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Online NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Public Health Statement for Cyanide

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Medical Management Guidelines for Hydrogen Cyanide

CBW Info Fact Sheets on Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Hydrogen Cyanide

Posted 3/10/05