Relative risk and clinical severity assessment in patients with non-oral route organophosphate poisoning compared with oral route poisoning - Jung WJ, Yu MH, Lee Y, Kim H, Cha YS, Park KH.

PURPOSE: Organophosphates, commonly used in agricultural pesticides, pose high risks and incidences of poisoning. In the present study, we investigated the relative risk and clinical severity, including laboratory results, of non-oral route poisoning (NORP...
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This study aims to analyse the pattern of poisoning, clinico-epidemiological features, course and outcome of patients and factors affecting the outcome. ...
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Organophosphate compounds are the organic derivatives of Phosphorous containing acids and their clinical effects are due to action on neuromuscular junction and Autonomic Synapses. After exposure these agents cause acute and sub-acute manifestations depend...
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Guaiacum is a homeopathic medicine used for arthritis, syphilis and tonsillitis. Its use as a substance abuse is not properly described in literature. Its excess intake may be life threatening and can damage the vision permanently. © Journal of the...
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Authors: Chaurasia D, Ramavtar SVK, Suresh SP Abstract Organophosphate compounds are the organic derivatives of Phosphorous containing acids and their clinical effects are due to action on neuromuscular junction and Autonomic Synapses. After exposure these agents cause acute and sub-acute manifestations depending on the type, severity of the agents and duration of presentation, like Acute Cholinergic Manifestations, Intermediate Syndrome (transient palsy) with Nicotinic features and Delayed Central Nervous System Complications. The patient reported here had severe Organophosphate Poisoning complicated by Intermedia...
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Authors: Bhushan D, Agarwal M Abstract Guaiacum is a homeopathic medicine used for arthritis, syphilis and tonsillitis. Its use as a substance abuse is not properly described in literature. Its excess intake may be life threatening and can damage the vision permanently. PMID: 31311227 [PubMed - in process]
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Conclusions: Poisoning was predominant in unmarried young males from lower economic class. The most common type of poisoning was suicidal, route was oral and agent was chemicals. Vomiting and pain in abdomen were the most common clinical features. Chemical poisoning was highly associated with renal failure and aspiration chemical pneumonitis requiring ventilator support and high mortality. Chemical agent of poisoning, Intravenous route of poisoning, requirement of mechanical ventilation, duration of hospital stay were significantly associated with mortality. PMID: 31311221 [PubMed - in process]
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Conclusion: Vomiting and nausea were the commonest symptoms. Hyperglycemia and glycosuria was commonest sign. There was good response to supportive treatment. There was no complication and no mortality. PMID: 31309798 [PubMed - in process]
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By improving clinical awareness of the signs, symptoms, causes, and treatment of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning,1 we can reduce this avoidable burden on health and health services. CO poisoning is under-reported and under-recorded.2 In Wales, there w...
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