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UK’s initial operational response and specialist operational response to CBRN and HazMat incidents: a primer on decontamination protocols for healthcare professionals
  1. Robert P Chilcott,
  2. Joanne Larner,
  3. Hazem Matar
  1. Research Centre for Topical Drug Delivery and Toxicology, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
  1. Correspondence to Professor Robert P Chilcott, Research Centre for Topical Drug Delivery and Toxicology, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield AL10 9AB, UK; tox.publications{at}herts.ac.uk

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  • Contributors All authors contributed to the writing of this review article.

  • Funding The original research projects described in this practical review article were sponsored by the Department of Health (England), European Union (Executive Agency for Health and Consumers), UK Home Office and US Department of Health and Human Services (Office of the Assistant Secretary for the Preparedness and Response, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority).

  • Disclaimer The opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the policies, opinion or guidance of the UK or US governments.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors All authors contributed to the writing of this review article.

  • Funding The original research projects described in this practical review article were sponsored by the Department of Health (England), European Union (Executive Agency for Health and Consumers), UK Home Office and US Department of Health and Human Services (Office of the Assistant Secretary for the Preparedness and Response, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority).

  • Disclaimer The opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the policies, opinion or guidance of the UK or US governments.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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