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See detailLa guerre et la médecine d'une culture de paix. 3- Synopsis des armes chimiques.
Pierard, Gérald ULg

in FALCO (2003), Janvier

A variety of chemical components can be used as warfare threats directly targeting humans. They can be classified according to their main biological effects as nerve agents, vesicants, lung damaging ... [more ▼]

A variety of chemical components can be used as warfare threats directly targeting humans. They can be classified according to their main biological effects as nerve agents, vesicants, lung damaging agents, cyanogen agents and incapacitants. Other chemical agents are water and food contaminants. Sill other less aggressive compounds are mainly used to control riots. Smokes, flame materials and herbicides belong to other classes of chemical agents of the warlike armamentum exhibiting a direct effect on man. [less ▲]

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See detailLa guerre et la médecine d'une culture de paix. 4- Synopsis des armes nucléaires.
Pierard, Gérald ULg

in FALCO (2003), Fevrier

The nuclear weapons have a terrifying power of devastation. A civilan nuclear accident has its own dramatic consequences. Both situations are, however, totally distinct with regard to medical consequences ... [more ▼]

The nuclear weapons have a terrifying power of devastation. A civilan nuclear accident has its own dramatic consequences. Both situations are, however, totally distinct with regard to medical consequences. The Gulf war and Balkan war syndromes might be in part caused by uranium used in conventional amunitions. Th erisk of nuclear terrorism is an emerging eventuality. [less ▲]

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See detailLa guerre et la médecine d'une culture de paix. 5- Synopsis des armes non-létales.
Pierard, Gérald ULg

in FALCO (2003), Mars

Non lethal weapons may be harmful for people. The effects are accidental in some instances. For some weapons, they are clearly intentional. The eventuality of a fatal issue cannot be ruled out.

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