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: This multi-Service publication, ATP 4-02.85 NTRP 4-02.22 AFTTP(I) 3-2.69 Multi-Service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Treatment of Chemical Warfare Agent Casualties and Conventional Military Chemical Injuries August 2015, provides tactics, techniques, and procedures and is designed for use as a reference for trained members of the Armed Forces Medical Services and other medically qualified personnel on the recognition and treatment of chemical warfare (CW) agent casualties and conventional military chemical injuries. Additionally, this publication provides information on first aid (self-aid and buddy aid) and enhanced first aid (combat lifesaver) for these casualties. This publication classifies and describes CW agents and other hazardous chemicals associated with military operations, and describes how to diagnose and treat conventional military chemical injuries (for example, riot control agents, obscurants, incendiary agents, and other toxic industrial chemicals (TICs). Chapter 1 provides information on the threat, military employment, and classification of chemical warfare agents. Chapter 2 discusses protection, pathology, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of choking (lung-damaging) agents. Chapter 3 describes effects, prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of nerve agents. Chapter 4 discusses protection, pathology, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of blood (cyanide) agents. Chapter 5 provides information on protection, properties, effects, symptoms, and treatment of blister (vesicant) agents. Chapter 6 describes diagnosis, protection, and treatment of incapacitating agents. Chapter 7 discusses protection, properties, effects, diagnosis, and treatment of riot control agents. Chapter 8 describes properties, pathology, symptoms, and treatment of different types of obscurants. Chapter 9 provides information on protection and treatment of different types of incendiary agents. Chapter 10 discusses properties, pathology, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of different types of toxic industrial chemicals. Appendix A describes procedures for recognizing chemical agent casualties. Appendix B describes measures for handling contaminated clothing and equipment at medical treatment facilities (MTFs). Appendix C describes medical management and treatment in chemical environment operations. Appendix D describes procedures for individual skin protection and decontamination. Appendix E describes procedures for administering nerve agent antidotes. Appendix F provides an immediate/emergency treatment ready reference for the treatment of CW agents and some TICs. Appendix G provides information regarding the Department of Defense (DOD) four-tier system for determining the levels of identification of CW agents. Appendix H provides information regarding protection and treatment of military working dogs (MWDs). The principal audience for this publication is the members of the Armed Forces Medical Services and other medically trained or qualified personnel.