|Document ID (ISN)||68341|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1059-924X - Journal of Agromedicine
|Convention or series no.
||Anhydrous ammonia injuries and their treatment
||1996, Vol.3, No.3, p.13-26. 34 ref.
||The characteristics of ammonia are described along with sources of exposure and effects on human tissue caused by freeze-dry and caustic burns. Effects on the eyes, respiratory tract, skin and gastrointestinal tract are outlined. First aid care involves evacuation and decontamination, and hospital treatment of patients with respiratory distress. Long-term complications are mainly limited to the eyes and respiratory tract.
||ammonia; chemical burns; caustic substances
||first aid; skin injuries; eye injuries; respiratory impairment
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)