Analysis of poisoning in urban setting: a single centre study - Bhadade R, deSouza R, Gangawane S.

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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BACKGROUND: Organophosphorus insecticides (OPI) are one of the most extensively used classes of insecticides. Huge scientific body of evidence suggests that OPI exposure is a major toxicological threat that may affect human and animal health because of the...
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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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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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INTRODUCTION: Suicide is a major public health challenge in Kerala. Majority of adult poisoning is intentional. Most of those who attempt 'deliberate self harm' are young adults and many a time the reason is trivial. OBJECTIVES: To find out the pat...
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This study evaluates the impact of the Belgian Poison Centre (BPC) on national healthcare expenses for calls from the public for unintentional poisonings. METHODS: The probability of either calling the BPC, consulting a general practiti...
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Objective: To report a case of rat poison with multiple hemorrhage after trauma. Methods: The clinical data of a case of rodenticide poisoning with hemorrhage as the first symptom admitted to a third-class a hospital in July 2018 were analyze...
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Organophosphorus (OP) nerve agent poisoning made the headlines in 2018 with the nerve agent 'Novichok' poisonings in Salisbury, England. This event highlighted a gap in the knowledge of most clinicians in the UK. In response, this special article aims to e...
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Publication date: Available online 24 June 2019Source: American Journal of Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Jenna A. Forehand, Talya Peltzman, Christine Leonard Westgate, Natalie B. Riblet, Bradley V. Watts, Brian ShinerIntroductionPublished research indicates that posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with increased mortality. However, causes of death among treatment-seeking patients with PTSD remain poorly characterized. The study objective was to describe causes of death among Veterans with PTSD to inform preventive interventions for this treatment population.MethodsA retrospective cohort study was conducted f...
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Carbon monoxide (CO) is a poisonous gas produced through burning fuel. Sources of CO in the home include boilers and central heating systems, cookers and barbecues, and fireplaces and chimneys (figure).1 Owners of such appliances are required to have th...
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BACKGROUND: To assess the usefulness of serum C-terminal hydrolase L1 (UCH-L1) level as a biomarker for predicting cognitive impairment in patients with acute organophosphorus pesticide poisoning (AOPP). METHODS: Two hundred and seven adult patient...
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