Objective: To investigate any long term effects on mortality in participants in experimental research related to chemical warfare agents from 1941 to 1989. Design: historical cohort study. Data sources: Archive of UK government research facility at Porton Down, UK military personnel records, and national death and cancer records. Participants: 18276 male members of the UK armed forces who had spent one or more short periods (median 4 days between first and last test) at Porton Down and a comp...Expand abstract
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- Citation: Venables, K. M. et al. (2009). 'Mortality in British military participants in human experimental research into chemical warfare agents at Porton Down: cohort study', BMJ, 338:b613. [Available at http://www.bmj.com/]. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Mortality in British military participants in human experimental research into chemical warfare agents at Porton Down: cohort study
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