OLEORESIN CAPSICUM SPRAYONRESPIRATORY FUNCTION IN HUMAN SUBJECTS IN THESITTING AND PRONE MAXIMAL RESTRAINT POSITIONS
Theodore C. Chan, MD*Gary M. Vilke, MD*Jack Clausen, MD#Richard Clark, MD*+Paul Schmidt, MS"Thomas Snowden"Tom Neuman, MD*#From the Department of Emergency Medicine*, Division of Medical Toxicology
Department of Emergency Medicine+, Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Department ofInternal Medicine#, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and MedicalCenter, and the San Diego Regional Public Safety Training Institute".This project was supported under award #98-IJ-CX-O079 from the National Institute
Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view are thoseof the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the
Department of Justice.The authors acknowledge the assistance of Carlos Lopez, Mohammed Najeed, JorgeTalamantes, Shrivas Sudarshan, Glenn Mahoney, Yiannis Venieris, Brian Korotzer,
and Reena Deutch, PhD for their assistance with this study.
U.S. Department of Justice.of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official position or policies of thehas not been published by the Department. Opinions or points of view expressed are thoseThis document is a research report submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice. This report