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Inhalation of chlorine gas.
  1. J. G. Williams
  1. Halton Hospital, Runcorn, Cheshire, UK.


    The clinical features of acute chlorine gas inhalation, and its management are reviewed. Current medical views on the chronic effects of an acute overwhelming exposure on lung function (reactive airways dysfunction syndrome), and the more controversial field of lung disease secondary to repeated inhalations of lower concentrations of chlorine gas are discussed.

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