Central Versus Peripheral Antagonism of Cholinesterase Inhibitor Induced Lethality

  • D. S. Janowsky
  • S. C. Risch
  • A. Berkowitz
  • A. Turken
  • M. Drennan
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 30)


Concern with the possibility that chemicals may be used in international conflicts has grown in the past several years. Possible use of highly toxic and lethal chemical agents by Soviet forces in Afghanistan, by Soviet supported forces in Southeast Asia, and by Iraq in its war with Iran have been detailed (3, 4, 7, 10, 12, 13).


Cholinesterase Inhibitor Anticholinergic Drug Anticholinergic Agent Equal Dose Atropine Sulfate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. S. Janowsky
    • 1
  • S. C. Risch
    • 1
  • A. Berkowitz
    • 1
  • A. Turken
    • 1
  • M. Drennan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatrySan Diego Veterans Administration Medical Center and University of California at San DiegoLa JollaUSA

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