Multiple organ dysfunction and rhabdomyolysis associated with moonwort poisoning: report of four cases - Li F, Chen AB, Duan YC, Liao R, Xu YW, Tao LL.
BACKGROUND: Moonwort is a widely used Chinese herbal medicine. It has various pharmacological effects, such as relieving cough and preventing asthma. To date, multiple organ dysfunction and rhabdomyolysis caused by moonwort poisoning have not been reported... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Mercury poisoning from skin cream - Kuehn B.
Using a mercury-tainted skin-lightening cream obtained in Mexico left a California woman unable to speak or care for herself, according to a CDC report. The 47-year-old Mexican American woman sought outpatient medical care last July after developin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Young Children Being Poisoned By Pills Taken Out Of Original Packaging, Study Finds
BOSTON (CBS) — Young children are accidentally ingesting dangerous pills due to pills being taken out of their child-safe packaging, according to a study by the Journal of Pediatrics. Researchers at Emory University studied calls to five poison centers regarding children five and under who had accidentally ingested pills. They found that more than half involved prescription medications that had been removed from the original child-safe packaging. Parents and grandparents often remove pills from their original containers and put them in daily organizers or leave them out on a nightstand or kitchen counter to take late...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Health News Source Type: news

ICD-10-CM-based definitions for emergency department opioid poisoning surveillance: electronic health record case confirmation study - Slavova S, Quesinberry D, Costich JF, Pasalic E, Martinez P, Martin J, Eustice S, Akpunonu P, Bunn TL.
OBJECTIVES: Valid opioid poisoning morbidity definitions are essential to the accuracy of national surveillance. The goal of our study was to estimate the positive predictive value (PPV) of case definitions identifying emergency department (ED) visits for ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Lead poisoning associated with illicit opium use - Wong J, Bourke E, Roberts V, Lim SM, Johnson D, Hamblin PS, Karunajeewa H, Greene S.
We present these cases to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

New potential cause of Minamata mercury poisoning identified
(University of Saskatchewan) One of the world's most horrific environmental disasters--the 1950 and 60s mercury poisoning in Minamata, Japan--may have been caused by a previously unstudied form of mercury discharged directly from a chemical factory, research by the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 13, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The World ’s Biggest Mobile Technology Fair Has Been Canceled Due to Coronavirus Fears
(LONDON) — Organizers of the world’s biggest mobile technology fair are pulling the plug over worries about the viral outbreak from China. The annual Mobile World Congress show will no longer be held as planned in Barcelona, Spain, on Feb. 24-27. “Global concern regarding the coronavirus outbreak, travel concern and other circumstances, make it impossible for the GSMA to hold the event,” John Hoffman, head of the organizing body, said in a statement Wednesday. The decision comes after dozens of tech companies and wireless carriers dropped out, with the latest cancelations by Nokia, Vodafone, Deutsch...
Source: TIME: Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kelvin Chan / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime Spain Source Type: news

Effect of the UK Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 on episodes of toxicity related to new psychoactive substances as reported to the National Poisons Information Service. A time series analysis - Al-Banaa I, Hawkins L, Hill SL, Lupton DJ, Jackson G, Sandilands EA, Bradberry SM, Thompson JP, Rushton S, Thomas SHL.
BACKGROUND: There have been recent increases in use of new psychoactive substances (NPS) associated with acute health harms including hospital presentations due to toxicity and increasing numbers of deaths. In response, the UK Government enacted generic le... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Methanol outbreak: a Malaysian tertiary hospital experience - Md Noor J, Hawari R, Mokhtar MF, Yussof SJ, Chew N, Norzan NA, Rahimi R, Ismail Z, Singh S, Baladas J, Hashim NH, Mohamad MIK, Pathmanathan MD.
INTRODUCTION: Methanol poisoning usually occurs in a cluster and initial diagnosis can be challenging. Mortality is high without immediate interventions. This paper describes a methanol poisoning outbreak and difficulties in managing a large number of pati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Kerosene, camphor, and naphthalene poisoning in children - Kumar S, Kavitha TK, Angurana SK.
Kerosene poisoning is one of the most common accidental poisoning in children in developing countries due common use of kerosene in house-hold and unsafe storage practices. Aspiration pneumonitis is the most common manifestation of kerosene ingestion due t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Poisoning with drugs of abuse: identification and management - Shukla L, Ghadigaonkar DS, Murthy P.
Substances of abuse include alcohol, nicotine, cannabinoids, opioids, sedatives, volatile solvents, stimulants, and hallucinogens. With the increasing prevalence of drug abuse in India, intensivists are likely to encounter more cases of intentional and acc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Application of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation technique in patients with acute respiratory failure caused by ammonia poisoning - Lu H, Liu Q, Lan C.
OBJECTIVE: Acute severe ammonia inhalation can seriously affect oxygenation and ventilation function of patients, and even cause acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) technology is increasingly used in treat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Development of a practical prediction scoring system for severe acute organophosphate poisoning - Dong N, Liu J, Wang Z, Gao N, Pang L, Xing J.
This study was designed to establish a scoring system to assess the risk of cases with severe AOPP. A retrospective cohort study was conducted at two i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Paraquat: the poison potion - Sukumar CA, Shanbhag V, Shastry AB.
Paraquat is a commonly used herbicide in India that has lethal consequences even on minimal consumption. The case fatality rate for this poisoning is high and there is dearth of evidence-based recommendation for the treatment of this poison. This review ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Oleander and datura poisoning: an update - Pillay VV, Sasidharan A.
India has a very high incidence of poisoning. While most cases are due to chemicals or drugs or envenomation by venomous creatures, a significant proportion also results from consumption or exposure to toxic plants or plant parts or products. The exact nat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Inhalational toxicity of aluminum phosphide as an ongoing concern; a report of two cases - Shafahi A, Mostafazadeh B, Dadpour B.
Acute aluminium phosphide (ALP) poisoning is an extremely lethal poisoning. Ingestion is usually suicidal in intent, uncommonly accidental and rarely homicidal. Unfortunately, the absence of a specific antidote results in very high mortality and the key to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Treat skin conditions in the comfort of your own home using this homemade all-natural salve
(Natural News) Jewelweed or spotted touch-me-not is a beautiful ornamental plant. Homesteaders know that its pretty flowers can also be used to make a soothing salve that treats poison ivy. (h/t to SurvivalSullivan.com) What is jewelweed? Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) grows best in the shade. The plant is easy to grow in almost any area with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pyrethroid poisoning - Ramchandra AM, Chacko B, Victor PJ.
INTRODUCTION: Pyrethroid compounds are widely used as insecticides. These compounds not only have a versatile application, but also have favourable toxicological profiles with high selectivity and toxicity to insects and low toxicity to humans. Despite thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Super vasmol poisoning: dangers of darker shade - Senthilkumaran S, Jena NN, Thirumalaikolundusubramanian P.
The ancient science of cosmetology is assumed to have originated in India and Egypt. Available evidences indicate that highly advanced ideas of hair care and hair dressing among men and women were practiced in ancient India. The earliest records of art of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Carbon monoxide poisoning, active and reserve component service members and non-service member beneficiaries of the Military Health System, U.S. Armed Forces, July 2009-June 2019 - Williams VF, Fedgo A, Stahlman S.
Morbidity and mortality from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning are important public health problems, but their full impact is difficult to estimate. The current analysis used the 2018 Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologist criteria and International ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Antidotes in poisoning - Chacko B, Peter JV.
INTRODUCTION: Antidotes are agents that negate the effect of a poison or toxin. Antidotes mediate its effect either by preventing the absorption of the toxin, by binding and neutralizing the poison, antagonizing its end-organ effect, or by inhibition of co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Carbon monoxide poisoning - Kinoshita H, T ürkan H, Vucinić S, Naqvi S, Bedair R, Rezaee R, Tsatsakis A.
Carbon monoxide (CO) is the leading cause of poisoning deaths in many countries, including Japan. Annually, CO poisoning claims about 2000-5000 lives in Japan, which is over half of the total number of poisoning deaths. This paper discusses the physicochem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Minimum data set development for a drug poisoning registry system - Hajesmaeel-Gohari S, Bahaadinbeigy K, Tajoddini S, R Niakan Kalhori S.
OBJECTIVE: Drug poisoning is the most prevalent type of poisoning throughout the world that can occur intentional or unintentional. Standard way for data gathering with uniform definitions is a requirement for preventing, controlling and managing of drug p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Flint Residents: Former Governor, Others Liable For Lead Poisoning
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A group of Flint, Mich., residents on Jan. 23 filed a short-form complaint as part of the ongoing litigation pending over the lead-contaminated water crisis in that city, contending that former Gov. Rick Snyder and others are liable for bodily injury from lead poisoning (Queenie Anderson, et al. v. Flint, et al. [In re Flint Water Cases], No. 20-10171, 16-10444, E.D. Mich.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - February 5, 2020 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Philadelphia School District Demands Jury Trial For Lead Poisoning Claims
PHILADELPHIA - The School District of Philadelphia on Jan. 17 filed a demand in Pennsylvania federal court for a jury trial in a lawsuit brought by a family that contends that the district is liable for creating a public health crisis by failing to properly inspect an elementary school for toxic lead-based paint (D.P., a minor by his parents and natural guardians v. School District of Philadelphia, No. 19-5799, E.D. Pa.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - February 5, 2020 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Multivariate spatiotemporal modeling of drug- and alcohol-poisoning deaths in New York City, 2009-2014 - Ransome Y, Subramanian SV, Duncan DT, Vlahov D, Warren J.
Drug- and alcohol-poisoning deaths remain current public health problems. Studies to date have typically focused on individual-level predictors of drug overdose deaths, and there remains a limited understanding of the spatiotemporal patterns and predictors... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Publisher Correction: Epidemiological characteristics of pesticide poisoning in Jiangsu Province, China, from 2007 to 2016 - Wang N, Jiang Q, Han L, Zhang H, Zhu B, Liu X.
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via a link at the top of the paper. Correction to: Scientific Reports https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-44986-7, published online 13 June 2019 The original version of this Article con... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Amanita fuliginea poisoning with thrombocytopenia: a case series - Wang Q, Sun M, Lv H, Lu P, Ma C, Liu Y, Liu S, Tong H, Hu Z, Gao Y.
We present 3 cases of severe A. fuliginea poisoning associated with thrombocytopenia in China. Three patients consumed foraged A. fuliginea and developed nau... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Mushroom poisoning with
BACKGROUND: Sclerodermataceae are known to be poisonous mushrooms; current published reports regarding the toxicity and treatment for Sclerodermataceae poisoning are limited. CASE PRESENTATION: A 66-year-old man was transferred to our hospital with complai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Factors associated with serious intent to die among suicide attempters in Hungary - Horv áth ON, Tóth MD, Adam S, Purebl G.
As suicide attempts pose major risk for future suicide death, understanding the underlying factors of suicide attempts and suicidal behaviour is an important mental health imperative. The aim of this study was to examine suicide attempts with a special foc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Too many unanswered questions
Hundreds of delegates were silent at Black members’ conference today as they listened to the tragic story of Zane Gbangbola, who was killed by hydrogen cyanide poisoning. Zane’s father, Kye (pictured), spoke calmly and with great dignity as he described how, after years of fighting for the truth, he is still confronted daily with silence from the authorities involved. “Zane deserves justice, he deserves the truth. I’m sure many of you in the audience have children and I would not wish what has happened to me and my family to ever happen again,” he said. “Yet until we get to the truth, th...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 2, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News 2020 Black Members Conference Source Type: news

Accidental pyrethroid ingestion in toddler: near-fatal atypical presentation and successful recovery - Pallavidino M, Arango Uribe D, Baskaran S, Saqib A, Elmesserey M, Onsy A, Fathi EM, Fink C, Ramaiah AKH.
We are reporting a case of pyrethroid poisoning with atypical presentation in a 21-month-old toddler who was transferred to us from a peripheral center. Signs and symptoms at presentation were predominantly of cardiopulmonary dysfunction contrary to more c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Epidemiology of pediatric buprenorphine and methadone exposures reported to the poison centers - Rege SV, Ngo DA, Ait-Daoud N, Rizer J, Sharma S, Holstege CP.
BACKGROUND: Buprenorphine prescriptions have increased dramatically within the United States, whereas methadone continues to be used widely. We investigated the trends and characteristics of buprenorphine and methadone exposures in the pediatric population... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The identification of risk factors contributing to accidental opioid poisonings in companion dogs using data from a North American poison control center (2006-2014) - Howard-Azzeh M, Pearl DL, O'Sullivan TL, Berke O.
The objective of this study was to investigat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Belgian court acquits 3 doctors in landmark euthanasia case
A Belgian court has acquitted three doctors of charges of manslaughter by poison in a test case for Belgian euthanasia laws (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Gender based differences in patients of poisoning managed at a Medical Unit - Khan M, Khurram M, Raza S.
Poisoning is a nationwide hazard. This was a cross-sectional observational study carried out from 2016 to 2017 focused on indoor patients of poisoning at the District Headquarters Hospital, Rawalpindi. We studied the gender-based differences in patients of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Evaluation of corrosive poisoning in adult patients - Acehan S, Satar S, Gulen M, Avci A.
This study is a retrospective one concerning patients admit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Iron packaging regulations in the United States and pediatric morbidity: a retrospective cohort study - Leonard JB, Hines EQ, Klein-Schwartz W.
Iron poisoning was a leading cause of pediatric morbidity and mortality. We sought to assess whether the removal of strict iron packaging requirements in 2003 resulted in an increase in iron-related morbidity and mortality in pediatric exposures. We perfor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Lethal hydrogen sulfide poisoning in open space: an atypical case of asphyxiation of two workers - Aventaggiato L, Colucci AP, Strisciullo G, Favalli F, Gagliano-Candela R.
We report an atypical case of a fatal accident of H2S poisoning in an open space when two workers died during the opening of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A prospective study of serum amylase levels in acute organophosphorus poisoning and its relationship with its severity and outcome - Nagabhiru S.
Introduction: Acute poisoning by organophosphosphorous Pesticides (OP) has reached epidemic proportions in developing countries. Their ease of access plays important role in choosing OP as a self-poison. Case reports on acute pancreatitis following acu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Disease profile of paraquat poisoning: Andaman and Nicobar experiences (Indian Islands) - DP3 study - Panda PK, Singh SS.
Introduction: Paraquat poisoning is a grave public health problem in Andaman and Nicobar islands of India. Material: In a cross-sectional study, the information about all cases of acute paraquat poisoning who were admitted to GB Pant Hospital, Port-Bl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pseudocholinesterase levels as a prognostic marker in organophosphorous compound poisoning - Ashwini B.
Introduction: Organophosphorous compound poisoning is one of the most common poisonings in India. The increase in pesticide use for agriculture has paralleled the increase in the use of these products for deliberate self harm. This needs a set biochemi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Yellow phosphorus poisoning: a retrospective study in tertiary care hospital - Itagi S, Br S, Parashuram.
Introduction: Rodenticides have been an important cause of significant morbidity and mortality in patients with deliberate self harm.Yellow phosphorus a rodenticide is lethal toxin in humans which affects hepatic,cardiovascular,gastrointestinal and ren... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Serial nail-biter, 48, is left fighting for his life in hospital after getting blood poisoning
Steven MacDonald, from Coatbridge, near Glasgow, noticed his index finger balloon one day after chomping on it too hard. It had become infected and poisonous, spreading right up his arm. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evil of anti-Semitism ‘still with us’, says UNISON
Speaking an event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day and the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “We remember the victims of the systematic and planned attempts by the Nazis and their collaborators to murder all the Jews in Europe. They exterminated six million Jewish people – two thirds of all those in Europe and over one million in Auschwitz alone. “Today we remember the other victims of Nazi persecution including Roma, Sinti, Polish and Slavic people as well as the disabled, LGBT and Black people. Trade unionists and politi...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 27, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release Source Type: news

Holocaust Memorial Day: standing together
Today, 27 January, is Holocaust Memorial Day, and this year it marks exactly 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. UNISON marked the event with an event at UNISON centre, attended by hundreds of staff. There was a minute’s silence and the lighting of a candle of remembrance to honour the victims of the Nazi regime and those murdered during modern genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. Speeches were given by Dave Prentis, Georgia Gould, the leader of Camden council, local MP Keir Starmer, UNISON president Josie Bird, Hope not Hate deputy director Jemma Levene and UNISON sen...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 27, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News anti-fascism anti-racism dave prentis holocaust memorial day hope not hate Josie Bird Keir Starmer Source Type: news

Current and research therapies for the prevention and treatment of delayed neurological syndrome associated with carbon monoxide poisoning: A narrative review - Del Moral-Barbudo B, Blancas R, Ballesteros-Ortega D, Quintana-D íaz M, Martínez-González Ó.
Severe carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning causes fulminant deaths in common environment as well as neurological sequelae to survivors. Prevention of delayed neurological syndrome (DNS) after exposure to CO, the most important sequela, is based up to date on hy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Hyperbaric oxygen treatment for carbon monoxide poisoning in Italy: retrospective validation of a data collection tool for the Italian Registry of Carbon Monoxide Poisonings (IRCOP) - Maffi L, Paganini M, Vezzani G, Soumelis A, Aspati Research Group, Camporesi EM, Bosco G.
Background: Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning is a frequent cause of intoxication. However, CO poisoning incidence is globally underreported, as well as its features, especially in Italy. The aim of this study was to investigate such characteristics of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Low-cost management of mushroom poisoning in a limited-resource area: a 12-year retrospective study - Jongthun R, Hemachudha P, Wacharapluesadee S, Hemachudha T.
Amatoxin poisoning is the main cause of death from accidental ingestion of poisonous mushrooms and a mortality rate of 27.3% has been reported in Thailand. Symptoms of mushroom ingestion are often confused with food poisoning; thus, gastroenteritis is not ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A carbamoylase-based bioassay for the detection of paralytic shellfish poisoning toxins - Raposo M, Botelho MJ, Costa ST, Gomes MTSR, Rudnitskaya A.
Out of control proliferation of toxic phytoplankton, called harmful algal blooms (HABs), have a significant economic impact on bivalve aquaculture and harvesting in coastal waters. Some phytotoxins, such as paralytic shellfish toxins (PSTs), are of concern... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news