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Oral C-4 plastic explosive in humans - A case series

Davies, James O. J.; Roberts, Darren; Hittarage, Ariyasena; Buckley, Nicholas

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Introduction. C-4 is a plastic explosive widely used for demolition in both military and civilian settings. Severe toxicity following unintentional oral exposures or abuse have been reported in single case reports and small case series. Case Series. Seventeen previously healthy male Army commandos admitted to a secondary referral hospital in Sri Lanka following oral C-4 poisoning. Methods. This data was collected as part of a prospective cohort study recruiting all patients admitted to general...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/27294
Source: Clinical Toxicology (Informa Healthcare)
DOI: 10.1080/15563650601118044

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