Clinical spectrum of acute poisoning in children admitted to the pediatric emergency department

This study investigated the epidemiology of poisoning among children admitted to an emergency department (ED).
Source: Pediatrics and Neonatology - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

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Introduction: Poisoning exposure cases involving e-cigarettes have increased since 2010, coinciding with increasing rates of e-cigarette use in the United States (US). Given the increasing prevalence of e-cigarette use and ever-changing product desi...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
William Withering the British Botanist of 18th century now laid to rest in the St Barthomlew Churchyard ,Edgbaston is known for his astonishing isolation of the wonder moelcule Digoxin from Foxglove. (Of course, let us not forget original old lady Ms. Hutton from Shropshire who was treating epidemic dropsy with a concoction of herbal Tea ) He reported this in the seminal paper “An account of Foxglove’ in the year 1750 and subsequently became a fellow of Royal college of science. (The story of Withering and Digoxin is extensively researched and written by Dr Dennis M, Krikler in a classic review article of 198...
Source: Dr.S.Venkatesan MD - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: cardiac failure history of cardiology dig trial radiance proved history of digoxin Source Type: blogs
I’ll get right to the dismal data: Americans are dying from poison at an alarming rate. In 2005, death by poison in the U.S. occurred in about 11 of every 100,000 people over age 15. By 2016, that number had … Continue reading → The post Death by Poison – A New American Epidemic appeared first on PeterUbel.com.
Source: blog.bioethics.net - Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Tags: Health Care Peter Ubel syndicated Uncategorized Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 11 September 2019Source: Molecular Phylogenetics and EvolutionAuthor(s): Christophe Dufresnes, Glib Mazepa, Daniel Jablonski, Ricardo Caliari Oliveira, Tom Wenseleers, Dmytro A. Shabanov, Markus Auer, Raffael Ernst, Claudia Koch, Héctor E. Ramírez-Chaves, Kevin Patrick Mulder, Evgeniy Simonov, Arthur Tiutenko, Dmytro Kryvokhyzha, Paul Louis Wennekes, Oleksandr I. Zinenko, Oleksiy V. Korshunov, Awadh M. Al-Johany, Evgeniy A. Peregontsev, Rafaqat MasroorAbstractThe radiation of Palearctic green toads (Bufotes) holds great potential to evaluate the role of hybridization in phyl...
Source: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: 1 February 2020Source: Chemical Engineering Journal, Volume 381Author(s): Wushuang Chen, Jia Xue, Yufei Bao, Ligang FengAbstractSurface engineering of metal-support coupling interaction is significant in the catalytic reactions. Herein, we demonstrate a nano-ceria facet dependent coupling effect on Pt nanocrystals for the electro-catalysis of methanol oxidation in acid electrolyte for fuel cell reaction. It is found CeO2 exposed with different facets have different Pt nanocrystals trapping/coupling ability, and this interplay induces the different surface chemical states of Pt and Ce in terms of the conte...
Source: Chemical Engineering Journal - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
This study aimed to challenge the traditional separation into "violent" and "non-violent" suicides by generating a cluster analysis with a data-driven, machine learning approach. In a retrospective analysis, data on all officially confirmed suicides (N = 77,894) in Austria between 1970 and 2016 were assessed. Based on a defined distance metric between distributions of suicides over age group and month of the year, a standard hierarchical clustering method was performed with the five most frequent suicide methods. In cluster analysis, poisoning emerged as distinct from all other methods - both in the...
Source: Journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Eur Psychiatry Source Type: research
Abstract Fe/activated coke (AC) and Cr-Fe/AC catalysts with AC as a supporter and Cr and Fe as active components were prepared by an impregnation method for low-temperature selective catalytic reduction (SCR) of NO with NH3. The effects of Cr addition and its concentrations on the deNOx performance of Fe/AC catalysts were studied at low temperature. The Cr addition promotes the low-temperature SCR activity of the 8Fe/AC catalyst and the 8Fe6Cr/AC catalyst has the best low-temperature SCR deNOx performance, which the NOx conversions are greater than 90% at 160-240 °C. The 8Fe6Cr/AC catalyst has good water resis...
Source: Environmental Science and Pollution Research International - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Environ Sci Pollut Res Int Source Type: research
ngfeng Li Around 90% of all fatal and non-fatal unintentional injuries occur in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The magnitude of unintentional injuries is unclear due to limited research and data. This paper describes the burden of lesser-known injuries (LKIs—cut injuries, unintentional poisoning, machine injuries, electrocution, injury by blunt objects, and suffocation) in rural Bangladesh, using data from the Saving of Lives from Drowning (SoLiD) project in Bangladesh. Descriptive statistics were used to report counts and rates of injuries by socio-demographic factors, injury characteristics, and ...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Brucella is a facultative anaerobic Gram-negative bacillus. It resembles Mycobacterium tuberculosis and establishes infection intracellularly. Brucella infection shows a strong tissue preference for the reproductive system, bone, and fetal ectoderm (de Figueiredo et al., 2015). Early manifestations of brucellosis consist of fever, sweating, joint pain, symptoms of poisoning, chronic spine arthritis, testis or ovarian inflammation, and neurological complications. The prognosis of brucellosis tends to be poor and can result in disability if an early diagnosis was missed and/or no timely treatment was initiated.
Source: International Journal of Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to characterize C. revoluta exposures reported to poison centers.
Source: The American Journal of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
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