CBRNE agent


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CBRNE agent

Any chemical, biological, radiologic, nuclear, or explosive agent that may be used as a weapon in military or terrorist activities.
See also: agent
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Contaminated casualty management is complicated; casualties must be evaluated and possibly treated and evacuated while contaminated with a deadly CBRNE agent.
Following triage operations, the rapid physical removal of the CBRNE agent from the victim is the most important action associated with effective decontamination.
In addition, the survey and medical teams' high state of training and advanced technology equipment allow for accurate and timely sample collection and identification of CBRNE agents and substances.