CS gas--implications for the anaesthetist

Anaesthesia. 1993 Oct;48(10):896-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2044.1993.tb07424.x.


Although the use of CS gas is illegal in the UK, an occasional patient exposed to its effects may be seen. We report the problems experienced with the anaesthetic management of such a patient.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Anesthesia, General*
  • Anesthesiology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Medical Staff, Hospital
  • Occupational Diseases / chemically induced*
  • Occupational Exposure
  • Wounds, Stab / surgery
  • o-Chlorobenzylidenemalonitrile / adverse effects*


  • o-Chlorobenzylidenemalonitrile