CONELRAD Atomic Hygiene: Cold War Short Subject Films



NERVE GAS CASUALTIES AND THEIR TREATMENT

The following text is from the "Motion Pictures on Civil Defense" catalog from the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization, July 1959 (MP-2-6):

This film is designed to be exhibited only for educational purposes to professional medical, paramedical and associated professional groups, and to Civil Defense personnel. This picture explains the early signs and symptoms of nerve gas poisoning and the measures to be taken in case of a nerve gas attack. Opening scenes show the actual effects of nerve gas on an animal under controlled labortory conditions. There is also a dramatic portrayal of how casualties stricken by nerve gas are given first aid by Civil Defense personnel.

NERVE GAS CASUALTIES AND THEIR TREATMENT

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