Chemical weapons are intentionally deployed against the most vulnerable groups of peopleBMJ 2018; 361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k1672 (Published 19 April 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k1672
- Paul Gee, emergency physician and toxicologist
- Christchurch, New Zealand
The ongoing chemical attacks in the Syrian conflict are shocking.1 Chemical weapons are considered indiscriminate, affecting both military and civilian targets. From a toxicology point of view, this is untrue.
In a gas attack poison …