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Synonyms for vesicant

a chemical agent that causes blistering (especially mustard gas)

causing blisters


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The new indications to be pursued under the contract are for burns resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation and from chemical burns resulting from exposure to vesicant chemical weapons such as sulfur mustard.
We went to the meeting and we explained our opinion and they asked us some questions and we presented evidence from America, from England and from Kuwait and Bahrain from specialised horse vets that agreed that the vesicant was not restricted," said Bouresly on Monday.
Sulfur mustard is considered a vesicant because of its blistering properties, which affect the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract (29).
Nurse Baab maintained that she got good blood return before injecting the vesicant drugs and that there were no complaints of pain or indication of swelling in her hand.
These novel pharmacologic properties allow Pixuvri to be administered to patients with near maximal lifetime exposure to anthracyclines without unacceptable rates of cardiotoxicity, and, because Pixuvri is not a vesicant, allow it to be safely delivered via a peripheral intravenous catheter.
In the order Coleoptera, only Meloidae, Oedemeridae and Staphylinidae release vesicant chemicals that cause dermatitis and conjunctivitis (the first two release cantharidin and the latter, pederin).
push dose or vesicant administration), it is done simultaneously with other activities.
Presently, there is no known treatment for a vesicant chemical attack, such as sulfur mustard gas.
For oncology nurses, charges of negligence and malpractice can arise in situations ranging from a poorly managed vesicant extravasation to providing inappropriate information during telephone triage.
Army Medical Research and Material Command granted to Quick-Med Technologies (1)(2), specifically to promote healing of vesicant (i.
We received several letters in response to the January issue's Five-Minute In-Service, "Can You Recognize the Risk Factors for Vesicant Extravasation?