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BACKGROUND: Although chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine, and quinine are used for a range of medical conditions, recent research suggested a potential role in treating COVID-19. The resultant increase in prescribing was accompanied by an increase in adverse e...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
PURPOSE: Identify if publication of the 2010 drug safety communication (DSC) regarding benzonatate was associated with a decrease in the incidence of severe benzonatate poisonings reported to United States poison centers. METHODS: This retrospective da...
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We report a toxidrome of airway compromise d...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
New J. Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0NJ03566A, PaperXian-Yan Xu, Sina Lin, Huiying Xu, Huishi Guo, Cunyuan Zhao DFT investigations suggest that AlN4-Gr shows high stability and superior catalytic performance towards CO oxidation without CO poisoning. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Acute poisoning is a component of emergency medicine and a key public health problem in clinical toxicology. In recent years, the research and development of industrial chemicals and drugs have developed rapidly, and the incidence of acute drug poisoning h...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
This study reported on AlP poisoning and its management at Mankayane Go...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Recent uses of nerve agents underline the need of early diagnosis as trigger to react (initiating medical countermeasures, avoiding cross-contamination). As organophosphorus (OP) pesticide poisoning exerts the same pathomechanism, that is, inhibition of th...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news
The objective of the study is to describe non-fatal self-harm - including suicidal behaviour (SB), suicidal ideation (SI) and non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) - observed at an Italian paediatric emergency department (ED). METHODS: Retrospective analysis of the clinical records of patients admitted to ED from 2011 to 2016, who underwent child psychiatry consultation (CPc). We analyzed: rates of CPc for SB, SI and NSSI; risk factors for SB and SI in patients admitted to the hospital's Child Psychiatry Unit after a CPc; and, correlations between NSSI and SB/SI. RESULTS: The rate of CPc for SB, SI and NSSI switched from...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - Category: General Medicine Tags: Ann Ist Super Sanita Source Type: research
This article provides an overview of olfactory loss and the recent findings relating to COVID‐19. Possible mechanisms of SARS‐CoV‐2 induced olfactory loss are also discussed.
Source: Journal of Neurochemistry - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Tags: REVIEW Source Type: research
During March-July 2018, the Illinois Department of Public Health responded to an acute outbreak of severe coagulopathy among patients with recent synthetic cannabinoid use. Toxicological testing indicated that cases were exposed to brodifacoum, a long-acting anticoagulant rodenticide. A total of 174 confirmed and probable cases, including 5 deaths, were linked to this outbreak. On the basis of the experience of responding to this complex outbreak, we recommend several steps for consideration to improve health department preparation for acute outbreaks involving illicit substances including strengthening communication betwe...
Source: Journal of Public Health Management and Practice - Category: Health Management Tags: Research Reports Source Type: research
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