Dilated cardiomyopathy associated with paraquat herbicide poisoning - Ahmad J, D'Angelo K, Rivas M, Mahal M, Nookala V, Kulakauskiene D, Makaryus AN.
Dilated cardiomyopathy is a subset of cardiomyopathies defined by reduced ejection fraction of less than 45% and a dilated left ventricle. While dilated cardiomyopathy is common, its etiology is not always readily evident. Paraquat is used as an herbicide ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Prevention of poisonings by educational intervention aimed at parents of preschool children - Babi ć, Kovačić J, Franić Z, Šakić F, Prester L, Varnai VM, Cvijetić Avdagić S, Bjelajac A, Macan J, Turk R.
The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of the specific design of a poisoning prevention intervention. This controlled before-after study followed Solomon design for educational interventions using two groups (the educational intervention grou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

First Polish case of fatal single-substance poisoning with cyclopropylfentanyl, a new synthetic opioid - Ewelina P, Rafa ł S, Małgorzata SK, Joanna K, Piotr C.
The article presents the first Polish case of fatal single-substance poisoning with cyclopropylfentanyl, a representative of fentanyl derivatives, whose victim was a 37-year-old man. This opioid was detected in biological material collected during medicole... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Naloxone therapy for prescription and illicit opioid poisoning cases aged 50  + in the national poison data system, 2015-2020 - Choi NG, Choi BY, Dinitto DM, Marti CN, Baker SD.
CONTEXT: Older adults are less likely than younger adults to receive naloxone therapy. Given high rates of prescription opioid use/misuse and increasing illicit opioid use among older adults, factors associated with naloxone administration for older opioid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Sex-based differences in timely emergency department evaluations for patients with drug poisoning - Lopez R, Snair M, Arrigain S, Schold JD, Hustey F, Walker LE, Phelan MP.
OBJECTIVES: Unintentional poisoning was the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States in 2017. Prescribed and illicit drugs are the most common cause of poisoning, and timely management in the emergency department (ED) is important. Our ai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Hydrogen peroxide poisoning-a rare cause of portal venous gas - Rohith G, Rajesh BS, Archana E, Srinivasan K.
We present a case of a 22... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

11 People Are Indicted In A Fraternity Pledge's Alcohol Poisoning Death
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: New Poo Hits the Fan As Poison Company Puts Pressures On Durban to Reopen Polluted Beaches
[Daily Maverick] Just as the eThekwini municipality was coming under corporate pressure to reopen chemically contaminated beaches north of Durban, a major sewage leak along the Golden Mile has led to the closure of almost all the city's beaches ahead of the long weekend. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Acute toxic effects of the new psychoactive substance "voodoo" among patients presented to the Poison Control Center of Ain Shams University Hospitals (PCC-ASUH), Egypt, during 2017 - Hussien R, El-Setouhy M, Shinawi ME, El-Hariri HM, Hirshon JM.
This study assessed the acute t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An examination of fatal child poisonings in the United States using the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS), 2012-2017 - Hunter AA, Schwab-Reese L, DiVietro S, McCollum S.
BACKGROUND: Fatal drug overdoses are predominantly attributed to opioids. Women of childbearing age are among those at greatest risk, underscoring the need to understand the overlapping risk of fatal poisoning in children. METHODS: A retrospective ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Long-term infant outcomes after hyperbaric oxygen treatment for acute carbon monoxide poisoning during pregnancy - Ozgok-Kangal K.
This study assessed long-term fetal outcomes following hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) for acute CO poisoning in pregnant women. The effects of clini... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Toxicologic exposures in California emergency departments in 2011 and its risk factors - Loftipour S, Au C, Saadat S, Bruckner T, Singh P, Chakravarthy B.
INTRODUCTION: Toxicologic exposures (TE) are a major preventable public health issue, with most cases due to unintentional causes. Although these cases are well documented and reported via the National Poison Data System, there is little information regard... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

e-Health for COVID-19 epidemic: the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center experience - Klotz SA, Miller ML, Pogreba-Brown KM, Komatsu KK, Morehouse LM, Dudley SW, Shirazi FM.
We describe the expansion of the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center (A... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Novel presentation of cardiotoxicity and other complications in tricyclic antidepressant poisoning - Nguyen H, Kidron A, Ghildyal C, Veluri S, Nguyen N, Nguyen Q, Nguyen H.
We present a case of an Asian female in her mid-30s who suffered TCA toxidrome that manifested as sev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The timing of clinical effects of bupropion misuse via insufflation reported to a regional poison center - McCabe DJ, McGillis E, Willenbring BA.
BACKGROUND: Bupropion is an antidepressant medication with expanding indications including smoking cessation, weight loss, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, seasonal affective disorder, and amphetamine dependence. Despite its increasing popularity ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Benzene poisoning presenting as status epilepticus: a case report and literature review - Wang D, Tao X.
Benzene is a common industrial chemical and an important environmental pollutant. In addition, exposure to benzene may cause injury to the nervous system, in vivo. However, few clinical cases of benzene-induced injury to the nervous system have been report... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Acute carbon monoxide poisoning with low saturation of carboxyhaemoglobin: a forensic retrospective study in Shanghai, China - Liu Z, Meng H, Huang J, Kwangwari P, Ma K, Xiao B, Li L.
This study collected a total of 307 CO poisoning case... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Domestic violence and self-poisoning in Sri Lanka [conference abstract] - Bandara P, Page A, Senarathna L, Kidger J, Feder G, Gunnell D, Rajapakse T, Knipe D.
IEA World Congress of Epidemiology 2021 - Scientific Program Abstracts Background There is increasing evidence that domestic violence is an important risk factor for suicidal behaviour. The level of risk of domestic violence (DV) and its co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Covid "booster" shots are bunk, say former FDA senior officials
(Natural News) A new report authored by 18 former senior officials at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes the case against Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) “booster” shots. According to these former officials, there is simply no need to inject more mRNA poison into people who are already “fully vaccinated” because more shots does not equal... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Demographic trends of acute poisoning in a rural teaching hospital of Telangana - Beemathati RR, Patharla SSR, Pyreddy SR, Panthagan SN.
The objective of this study was to understandthe patternand demographic profile of poisoning in a tert... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A review of the screening approach, brief intervention and referral in alcohol dependent patients referred to hospital emergency department with alcohol poisoning - Shahrajabian F, Emadi chashmi J, Rezaei P, Ghayerin E.
In recent years, alcohol use disorders have been on the rise globally which is seen as a global issue. Alcohol consumption has many side effects and consequently various damages. In the past several years, various programs for the treatment of alcohol use ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Covalently loaded naloxone nanoparticles as a long-acting medical countermeasure to opioid poisoning - Kassick AJ, Wu M, Luengas D, Ebqa ’ai M, Tharika Nirmani LP, Tomycz N, Nelson TL, Pravetoni M, Raleigh MD, Averick S.
The mu opioid receptor antagonist naloxone has been a vital, long-standing countermeasure in the ongoing battle against opioid use disorders (OUD) and toxicity. However, due to its distinctive short elimination half-life, naloxone has shown diminished effi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Pregabalin poisoning: evaluation of dose-toxicity relationship - Rietjens SJ, Sikma MA, Hunault CC, de Lange DW, Hondebrink L.
CONTEXT: Pregabalin poisoning is mostly benign, although coma and convulsions occasionally occur. AIM: To determine the dose-toxicity relationship of pregabalin. METHODS: Dose-toxicity data of isolated pregabalin poisonings was collected fr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Predictors of severity and survival in acute cases of organophosphorous poisoning at Zagazig university hospitals: prospective cohort study - Eisa HS, Nomier MA, Arafa MH, Khayal EES.
Organophosphorous Insecticides (OPIs) have been profusely used and toxicity by them are common. Scoring systems are used as predictors of survival in severely ill patients. OPIs toxicity is associated with multiple biochemical abnormalities like changes in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Occupational safety knowledge, attitude, and practice among farmers in northern Nigeria during pesticide application--a case study - Nwadike C, Joshua VI, Doka PJS, Ajaj R, Hashidu UA, Gwary-Moda S, Danjin M, Moda HM.
Pesticides are known human and environmental toxicants, with an estimated 3 million cases of pesticide poisoning happening every year globally, resulting in more than 250,000 deaths. According to the existing literature, different pesticides groups are rea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Long-term neurological and psychological distress symptoms among smallholder farmers in Costa Rica with a history of acute pesticide poisoning - Farnham A, Fuhrimann S, Staudacher P, Quir ós-Lépiz M, Hyland C, Winkler MS, Mora AM.
Studies suggest that acute pesticide poisonings (APP) may be linked with long-term neurological effects. To examine long-term neurological and psychological distress symptoms associated with having experienced an APP, we conducted a cross-sectional study o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Notes from the field: xylazine detection and involvement in drug overdose deaths -- United States, 2019 - Kariisa M, Patel P, Smith H, Bitting J.
Xylazine is a drug used in veterinary medicine as an animal sedative with muscle relaxant and analgesic properties (1). It is not approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in humans, in whom it acts as a central nervous system depressant and can... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

5 Oregonians hospitalized after misusing ivermectin for Covid-19
Five Oregonians were hospitalized recently after consuming ivermectin, a potent antiparasitic drug that they took in hopes of preventing or treating Covid-19, Oregon Health& Science University announced Friday. The Oregon Poison Center has managed 25 cases involving Oregonians who intentionally misused ivermectin between Aug. 1 and Sept. 14. There is no clinical data supporting its use for Covid-19, nor is it approved for such use. Five cases involved hospitalization, with two people so severely… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 17, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Americans Are Poisoning Themselves In Large Numbers With Bleach, Hand Sanitizer And Quack Covid Cures Like Ivermectin
Poison control centers dealt with more cases of people abusing the antiparasitic ivermectin, which has been falsely touted as a Covid-19 cure, in August than they did for the whole of 2019 or 2020. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Editors' Pick editors-pick Dashboard Coronavirus Source Type: news

Systematic review on the use of activated charcoal for gastrointestinal decontamination following acute oral overdose - Hoegberg LCG, Shepherd G, Wood DM, Johnson J, Hoffman RS, Caravati EM, Chan WL, Smith SW, Olson KR, Gosselin S.
Introduction The use of activated charcoal in poisoning remains both a pillar of modern toxicology and a source of debate. Following the publication of the joint position statements on the use of single-dose and multiple-dose activated charcoal by the Amer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Israel's Top COVID Truther Claimed COVID that Killed Him Was 'Poison' Attack
When he fell sick last week, Hai Shaulian reportedly claimed that he had been poisoned by the authorities after an anti-vaccine protest. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eponymous signs in toxicology and poisoning in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries - Tekiner H, Yale ES, Yale SH.
Toxicology emerged as an independent discipline in the early nineteenth century and has been aided by the development of numerous sophisticated tests that allow physicians and scientists to identify, quantify, and quantitate elements, chemicals, compounds,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The increase in frequency of protective behavior against pesticide poisoning in Narail, Bangladesh through use of an easy paper checklist; an interventional study - Kobashi Y, Haque SE, Nishikawa Y, Morita T, Nagami H, Sakisaka K, Mubassara S, Tsubokura M.
Protecting the health of farmworkers is a crucial issue. Previous studies report that safety training and educational interventions might increase farmworkers' protective behaviors. The present study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of distributing a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Why poison ivy can make your skin so itchy
Be on the lookout for the plant’s three leaves on a reddish stem. When you’re in the great outdoors, be careful what you touch. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Arthur Samia Source Type: news

Human risk assessment of inhaled irritants: role of sensory stimulations from spatially separated nociceptors - Pauluhn J, Whalan JE.
Contemporary approaches to human health risk assessment for respiratory tract irritants are variable and controversial. This manuscript provides an in-depth analysis and assessment of the applicability of the classical respiratory depression 50% (RD(50)) a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Fecal Transplants: a New Treatment for IBD
Linda Ann Sasser has had ulcerative colitis since she was 20, but it wasn’t until May 2019, about 30 years later, that her condition hit a low point: not only did she have a major flare-up of chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but on top of it, she had Clostridioides difficile (or C. diff), a highly contagious bacterial infection that causes severe diarrhea and inflammation of the colon. “I became really, really sick with bloody diarrhea 30 times a day and chronic stomach pain,” Sasser says. While hospitalized for 12 days, she was given oral steroid medications, which didn’t help, then IV ste...
Source: TIME: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stacey Colino Tags: Uncategorized Disease feature Source Type: news

AP issues correction after publishing fake news story lying about ivermectin
(Natural News) The Associated Press (AP) has been forced to issue a retraction after the “definitive source for independent journalism” was caught publishing a fake news story about people supposedly being poisoned by ivermectin. The AP falsely claimed that 70 percent of all calls to the Mississippi Poison Control Center now involve overdose cases where... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emergency Medical Service Workers Battle a Hurricane, and COVID-19, To Bring Health Care To New Orleans
As Hurricane Ida pounded the coast of New Orleans with downpours and 150-mile-per-hour winds on the afternoon of Aug. 29, New Orleans Emergency Medical Services had to reverse course after spending 18 months running around the city at full speed battling COVID-19: staying put. For 13 hours and 41 minutes, as the storm’s worst shook their community, the workers hunkered down at their base, keeping themselves safe to be ready to protect others from whatever came next. However, the deluge of 9-1-1 calls didn’t come to a halt as EMS waited out the storm. So, after EMS workers were given the go-ahead to rush back in...
Source: TIME: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized climate change COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

A Climate Solution Lies Deep Under the Ocean —But Accessing It Could Have Huge Environmental Costs
Scattered three miles deep along the floor of the central Pacific are trillions of black, misshapen nuggets that may just be the solution to an impending energy crisis. Similar in size and appearance to partially burned charcoal briquettes, the nuggets are called polymetallic nodules, and are an amalgamation of nickel, cobalt, manganese and other rare earth metals, formed through a complex biochemical process in which shark teeth and fish bones are encased by minerals accreted out of ocean waters over millions of years. Marine biologists say they are part of one of the least-understood environments on earth, holding, if no...
Source: TIME: Science - September 7, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized climate change Environment feature healthscienceclimate Magazine Source Type: news

Kids' Accidental Poisonings Are on the Rise: Protect Your Child
MONDAY, Sept. 6, 2021 – As the COVID-19 pandemic grinds on and stress on families mounts, more kids are falling victim to accidental poisoning. Experts attribute the surge to disrupted sleep patterns, work schedules and parenting routines. " I... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 6, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Initial management of suspected poisoning in children and young people - Anderson M.
The child or young person with suspected poisoning is a relatively common emergency presentation in paediatrics. The toxic agent is frequently known, though on occasion a significant amount of detective work is required. Fortunately, poisoning causing sign... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Assessment of a modified sandwich estimator for generalized estimating equations with application to opioid poisoning in MIMIC-IV ICU patients - Rogers P, Stoner J.
Longitudinal data is encountered frequently in many healthcare research areas to include the critical care environment. Repeated measures from the same subject are expected to correlate with each other. Models with binary outcomes are commonly used in this... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Trends in drug poisoning deaths, by sex, in Ireland: a repeated cross-sectional study from 2004 to 2017 - Lynn E, Cousins G, Lyons S, Bennett KE.
OBJECTIVE: To examine sex differences in age-standardised rates (ASR) of overall and drug-specific drug poisoning deaths in Ireland between 2004 and 2017. DESIGN: Repeated cross-sectional study. SETTING: Drug poisoning deaths in Ireland. PARTICIPAN... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Global burden analysis and AutoGluon prediction of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning by Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 - Liu F, Jiang X, Zhang M.
This article investigates the global burden of ACOP based on the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Toxico-epidemiology of acute poisoning; an exploratory study from a tertiary care hospital in South India along with global comparisons and solutions - Nair SJ, Sujatha C, Chettiar K P S, Sasikala K.
BACKGROUND: Poisoning has been and still is a major problem faced throughout the globe. But its patterns are different and changing in different parts of the world due to local influences. This calls for a study to explore the issue in this unique South In... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Biomarkers of inflammation and inflammation-related indexes upon emergency department admission are predictive for the risk of intensive care unit hospitalization and mortality in acute poisoning: a 6-year prospective observational study - Lionte C, Bologa C, Sorodoc V, Petris OR, Puha G, Stoica A, Ceasovschih A, Jaba E, Sorodoc L.
Patients poisoned with drugs and nonpharmaceutical substances are frequently admitted from the emergency department (ED) to a medical or ICU department. We hypothesized that biomarkers of inflammation and inflammation-related indexes based on the complete ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Evaluation of data sources for carbon monoxide poisoning surveillance in New York City - Goldberg R, McKelvey W, Lane K, Parton H, Su MK.
CONTEXT: Carbon monoxide (CO) exposure can be life-threatening. Suspected and confirmed cases of CO poisoning warranting health care in New York City (NYC) are reportable to the NYC Poison Control Center (PCC). OBJECTIVES: We evaluated 4 hospital-b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Making US poison centers a part of the solution to the COVID-19 pandemic - Spyker DA, Bronstein AC, Weber JA.
OBJECTIVES: Our six goals are: 1) describe the relationship between the National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness and the 55  US poison centers (PCs); 2) detail FDA emergency Use Authorization (EUA) COVID-19 vaccine-related reg... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Unmet clinical laboratory need in patients hospitalized for acute poisoning from long-acting anticoagulant rodenticides - van Breemen RB, Hafner JW, Nosal DG, Feinstein DL, Rubinstein I.
The importance of real-time, quantitative toxicology data available for physicians treating poisoned patients was illustrated during the 2018 outbreak in Illinois of severe coagulopathy caused by inhaling illicit synthetic cannabinoids products contaminate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Raised c-reactive protein in medication overdose: a report of two cases - Arafat SY, Kar SK.
Studies have been coming out focusing on the biological markers of suicide. Here, we present two cases with raised C-reactive protein who were admitted after attempts of suicide by overdose. There is a need to study the neuro-immuno-endocrinal changes in s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news