California stops injecting Moderna's coronavirus vaccines after "disturbing number" of severe reactions
(Natural News) Americans addicted to vaccine drugs were forced to quit cold turkey in California on Sunday following a spate of severe adverse reactions that prompted health authorities there to stage a mass statewide intervention. Numerous pharmaceutical junkies who lined up to get their latest fix of Big Pharma poison at a San Diego Wuhan... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny calls on supporters to "take to the streets"
Putin's No. 1 foe, detained in Moscow after poisoning, says he's "seen a lot of mockery of justice," but calls his sudden appearance... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A retrospective analysis of calls to the New Zealand National Poisons Centre regarding Pacific patients - Kumpula EK, Richards R, Norris P, Symon V, Pomerleau AC.
This study aimed to characterise cal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Alexei Navalny heading back to Russia amid arrest threats
The Russian opposition leader who survived an attempted poisoning in August is set to head back to his homeland despite threats of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opioid exposure associated with poppy consumption reported to poison control centers and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Greenthal E, Lurie P, Doyon S.
OBJECTIVE: To assess characteristics of exposures to contaminated poppy and identify trends in exposure and poppy-related deaths. METHODS: Cross-sectional analysis of adverse events associated with exposure to poppy products (primarily poppy seeds... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Increases in exposure calls related to selected cleaners and disinfectants at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic: data from Canadian poison centres - Yasseen Iii A, Weiss D, Remer S, Dobbin N, MacNeill M, Bogeljic B, Leong D, Wan V, Mosher L, B élair G, Thompson M, Button B, Hardy J, Perwaiz S, Smith A, Wootton R.
Little is known about the use or misuse of cleaning products during the COVID-19 pandemic. We compiled data from January to June in 2019 and 2020 from Canadian poison centres, and report on calls regarding selected cleaning products and present year-over... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Is THIS what causes IBS? Food poisoning can trigger an 'allergy' - and antihistamines can stop pain 
A new study from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, in Belgium, found that IBS can be triggered like an 'allergy,' releasing a compound called histamine that causes abdominal pain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For true herd immunity, we must vaccinate immigrants as a priority | Laura Spinney
The US hasn ’t learned from past pandemics. The health of naturalized Americans is intertwined with that of immigrantsThe Trump administration ’s colossal mismanagement of the Covid-19 pandemic isn’t over, and won’t be for a long time after the current president’s departure. There’s a sting in that administration’s tail, whose poison is already spreading through the US population. It has been invisible until now, at least in th e higher echelons of power, but as the mass vaccination campaign moves into its next phase its effects are becoming painfully and tragically obvious. The st...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Laura Spinney Tags: Coronavirus Health policy Infectious diseases Politics Public services policy Science Source Type: news

Pharmacological interventions for self ‐harm in adults
Cochrane authors have reviewed the international literature regarding pharmacological (drug) and natural product (dietary supplementation) treatment trials in the field. A total of seven trials that met inclusion criteria were identified. There is little evidence of beneficial effects of either pharmacological or natural product treatments. However, few trials have been conducted and those that have are small, meaning that possible beneficial effects of some therapies cannot be ruled out. Why is this review important?Self ‐harm (SH), which includes intentional self‐poisoning/overdose and self‐injury, is a major ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Lead poisoning of children
(Stanford University) A remediation and public education effort at an abandoned battery recycling facility in Bangladesh eliminated most lead soil contamination, but levels of the toxic metal in children living near the site did not decrease nearly as much. The discrepancy reveals the scope of other lead exposure sources and the challenge they present to public health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High blood mirtazapine concentration in a newborn - a case of suspected postpartum infanticide - Sasao A, Yonemitsu K, Ohtsu Y, Tsutsumi H, Furukawa S, Kimura-Mishima S, Nishitani Y.
We report a sudden death of an infant due to mirtazapine poisoning. A 15-day-old newborn boy was found dead when he was sleeping beside his mother who had suffered from panic disorder for approximately 1  year. After giving birth, she complained of palpita... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Effect of ethanol in carbon monoxide poisoning and delayed neurologic sequelae: a prospective observational study - Choi S, Han S, Nah S, Lee YH, Cho YS, Lim H, Kim MS, Kim GW.
OBJECTIVES: Carbon monoxide (CO) is one of the most common poisoning substances, which causes mortality and morbidity worldwide. Delayed neurologic sequelae (DNS) have been reported to occur from several days to months after exposure to CO. Thus, there is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Ethylene glycol poisoning: a diagnostic challenge in a patient with persistent seizures and a severe metabolic acidosis - Smit A, Lalloo V, Engelbrecht A.
INTRODUCTION: Due to the nationwide lockdown to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and subsequent alcohol ban in South Africa, several cases of toxic alcohol ingestion presented to our emergency unit. Many of these patients admitted to making home brews of al... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Despair in the time of CoViD, a look at suicidal ingestions reported to the California Poison control System during pandemic - Ontiveros ST, Levine MD, Cantrell FL, Thomas C, Minns AB.
BACKGROUND: Despite concern that the global pandemic will worsen depression and suicide rates, their remains little data on its actual effect. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on suicidal ingestions reported to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Management site and level of health care for cannabis- and synthetic cannabinoid-related poison control center cases involving older adults, 2016-2019 - Choi NG, Dinitto DM, Marti CN, Baker SD.
This study examined management site and level of healthcare services for older adult poison control center cases involving cannabis products. Usi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Methamphetamine exposures reported to United States poison control centers, 2000-2019 - Chen T, Spiller HA, Badeti J, Funk AR, Zhu M, Smith GA.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate characteristics and trends of methamphetamine exposures reported to United States (US) poison control centers. METHODS: Data from the National Poison Data System were analyzed. RESULTS: From January 1, 2000 throug... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Prescription drug safe storage practices in Arizona tribal communities - Tsatoke A, Morones R, Ampadu I, Stephens M.
This paper provides an overview of an opioid poisoning prevention pilot project conducted in several American Indian/Alaskan Native communities using an applied public health approach. The intent of the project was to identify a prescription medication s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Counteracting poisoning with chemical warfare nerve agents - Hrvat NM, Kovarik Z.
Phosphylation of the pivotal enzyme acetylcholinesterase (AChE) by nerve agents (NAs) leads to irreversible inhibition of the enzyme and accumulation of neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which induces cholinergic crisis, that is, overstimulation of muscari... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Five cases of post occupational chronic n-Hexane poisoning myokymia - Situ J, Lin RY, Lin CM, Li ZM.
Occupational chronic n-hexane poisoning is an occupational disease with multiple peripheral nerve damage as the main clinical manifestation after long-term exposure to n-hexane. From 2016 to 2019, Shenzhen Occupational Disease Prevention and Treatment Inst... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Research progress of delayed encephalopathy after acute carbon monoxide poisoning and Rho/ROCK signaling pathway - Huany YQ, Peng ZR.
In recent years, a large number of studies have been conducted on the pathophysiological mechanism of delayed encephalopathy after acute carbon monoxide poisoning (DEACMP), and various theoretical mechanisms and theories have been proposed, but they have n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The economics of poisoning: the role of telemedicine and toxicovigilance - Balme K, Stephen C, Curling L, Mohamed F, Du Plessis C, Marks C, Pillay-Fuentes Lorente V, Van Rensburg R, Voigt G.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A case report on occupational acute dimethylsulfate poisoning - Wang SS, Li M, Wang WW.
Dimethyl sulfate is a colorless, oily liquid with a slight onion odor. It is commonly used as a methylating agent in the chemical industry and has a strong irritating and corrosive effect on mucous membranes and skin. The dismantling of production equipmen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

A novel simple risk model to predict the prognosis of patients with paraquat poisoning - Gao Y, Liu L, Li T, Yuan D, Wang Y, Xu Z, Hou L, Zhang Y, Duan G, Sun C, Che L, Li S, Sun P, Li Y, Ren Z.
To identify risk factors and develop a simple model to predict early prognosis of acute paraquat (PQ) poisoning patients, we performed a retrospective cohort study of acute PQ poisoning patients (n  = 1199). Patients (n = 913) with PQ poisoning fro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Acute toxic encephalopathy following bromadiolone intoxication: a case report - Li Q, Yu W, Qu Y, Wang JQ, Mao N, Kang H.
BACKGROUND: Clinically, bromadiolone poisoning is characterized by severe bleeding complications in various organs and tissues. Bromadiolone-induced toxic encephalopathy is extremely rare. Here, we report a special case of bromadiolone-induced reversible... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Causative agents in clinically significant methemoglobinemia: a national poison data system study - Wills BK, Cumpston KL, Downs JW, Rose SR.
BACKGROUND: Recognition of the agents most commonly implicated in causing methemoglobinemia can provide context for making therapeutic decisions and inform the diagnostic process. We evaluated the etiologic agents most commonly implicated in clinically s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Inhalation of flue gases - carbon monoxide intoxication - Wirtz S, Callies A, Schaper A.
Most intoxications caused by inhalation are due to carbon monoxide (CO). Usually the reasons are fires in buildings from which people cannot escape quickly enough, open fire places or carbon monoxide emissions from combustion plants. In Germany, there ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Toxins In Marijuana Smoke May Be Harmful To Health, Dana-Farber Study Finds
(CNN) — Smoking weed may expose you to the same type of toxic chemicals found in tobacco smoke, a new study finds. People who only smoked marijuana had higher blood and urine levels of several smoke-related toxins such as naphthalene, acrylamide and acrylonitrile than nonsmokers, according to the study published Monday in the journal EClinicalMedicine. Naphthalene is associated with anemia, liver and neurological damage, while acrylamide and acrylonitrile have been associated with cancer and other health issues. “Marijuana use is on the rise in the United States with a growing number of states legalizing it for...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health CNN Dana Farber Cancer Institute Marijuana Source Type: news

Three cases of acute lung injury caused by occupational hydrogen sulfide poisoning - Liang Y, Zhang JJ, Gao Y, Zhang H.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the pathogenesis of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in rats induced by nano-indium-tin oxide exposure, and to provide a basis for further determining the limit of occupational exposure to indium and developing related protection ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Analysis of emergency medical rescue in the "8-12" Tianjin Port heavy fire explosion accident - Dong W, Jin J, Lu M, Ding H, Lv Q, Fan H, Hou S, Fan B.
With the progress in science and technology, hazardous chemicals are becoming more essential in chemical products, industrial and agricultural production, and daily life. Hazardous chemicals have poisoning, corrosive, explosive, and combusting natures; o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

An autopsy based study on socio-economical pattern of organophosphorus poisoning cases recorded from Sir Salimullah Medical College Morgue - Sumon SR, Asha MT, Rahman MZ, Tabassum R, Mollika FA, Khan BH.
Poisoning is one of the commonest methods employed for committing suicide, especially in Developing countries like Bangladesh. In this retrospective study, a total of 114 organophosphorus poisoningcases autopsied at Sir Salimullah Medical College morgue,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Shiga toxin's not supposed to kill you
(University of Connecticut) E. coli food poisoning is one of the worst food poisonings, causing bloody diarrhea and kidney damage. But all the carnage might be just an unintended side effect, report researchers from UConn Health. Their findings might lead to more effective treatments for this potentially deadly disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lethality-associated factors in deliberate self-poisoning - Choi IY, Kim SY, Chang JG, Song HR, Kim WJ, Lee SY, Kim HS, Hong M.
OBJECTIVES: Deliberate self-poisoning (DSP) is the most common suicide method and can be life-threatening. The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors related to the lethality of DSP and the characteristics of the adolescent group. Methods... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Alarming increase of cannabis poisoning in pediatric emergencies - P érez Hernández A, Croche Santander B, Baquero Gómez C.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: es... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The exploration of size and toddler interaction with liquid laundry detergent capsules - Richmond A, Schwebel DC, Morgan CH, Liang ZW, Boutoille A, Buso P, Mata A, Stijntjes G.
Liquid laundry capsules have been involved in multiple poisoning incidents with young children in the home. There are a range of contributing factors for these incidents, including influences from industry, culture, home environments, and parenting/super... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Intentional death caused by the overdose of nonprescription drugs: an autopsy case of acetaminophen poisoning - Kim M, Lee SD, Kim MY.
Acetaminophen or paracetamol (N-acetyl-para-aminophenol [APAP]) is a safe and effective antipyretic and analgesic drug and is a representative nonprescription drug. However, APAP is one of the most common nonprescription drugs used for intentional overdose... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Clinical and imaging prognosis in patients with delayed encephalopathy after acute carbon monoxide poisoning - Liu J, Si Z, Liu J, Lin Y, Yuan J, Xu S, He Y, Zhang T, Wang A.
OBJECTIVE: To study the clinical manifestations, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings, and prognosis of delayed encephalopathy after carbon monoxide poisoning (DEACMP). METHODS: The medical records of 20 patients with DEACMP were retrospecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Carbon monoxide poisoning caused by gas water heaters in Korea - Bae JH, Sohn CH, Kim YJ, Ryoo SM, Ahn S, Seo DW, Kim WY.
This study aimed at evaluating the characteristics and outcomes of patients who were diagnosed with carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning after using a gas water heater and to describe similar CO poisoning incidents involving gas water heaters in Kore... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Death from 2,4-dinitrophenol poisoning: an autopsy case - Jung M, Lee SJ, Yoo SH, Kim HS.
DNP (2,4-dinitrophenol) has been commonly used as a weight loss aid; in particular, it has been used by body builders to achieve significant fat loss while maintaining muscle mass. The sale of DNP was banned due to some cases of fatal poisoning. We describ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

A case of unusual suicide due to overlapping inhalation of nitrous oxide and carbon monoxide - Kim JY, Shin HS, Lee DK, Kim DH, Lee JY, Kim KJ, Kim SK.
Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a chemical used as a medical anesthetic supplement, industrial semiconductor cleaning agent, and food additive in the manufacture of whipping cream. Nitrous oxide causes hypoxemia and suffocation during repeated inhalation. In severe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Following in the footsteps of Rush Limbaugh, patriot Dan Bongino is sadly poisoning himself with toxic chemotherapy, which destroys lives
(Natural News) Former Secret Service agent and passionate conservative radio host, Dan Bongino, is suffering from Hodgkin lymphoma, a type of blood cancer that begins in the white blood cells of the lymphatic system. The cancer was detected after Bongino spotted a 10-centimeter by 7-centimeter tumor in his neck. After doctors removed the lump, they... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reports: 8 dead in New Year's Eve carbon monoxide poisoning
Bosnian police say eight young men and women have died in a cottage in southwest Bosnia, apparently from carbon monoxide poisoning during a New Year’s Eve celebration (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Safe use and storage of cleaners, disinfectants, and hand sanitizers: knowledge, attitudes, and practices among U.S. adults during the CoViD-19 pandemic, May 2020 - Gharpure R, Miller GF, Hunter CM, Schnall AH, Kunz J, Garcia-Williams AG.
Cleaning and disinfection of frequently touched surfaces and frequent hand hygiene are recommended measures to prevent transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, poison center calls regarding exp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Navalny Faces Fraud Charges if He Returns to Russia After Poisoning
The opposition leader is facing new legal problems in Russia that have clouded the future of his movement and raised the stakes for his... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novichok nerve agent poisoning - Steindl D, Boehmerle W, K örner R, Praeger D, Haug M, Nee J, Schreiber A, Scheibe F, Demin K, Jacoby P, Tauber R, Hartwig S, Endres M, Eckardt KU.
On Aug 20, 2020, a 44-year-old man who was previously healthy suddenly became confused and began to sweat heavily on a domestic flight in Russia approximately 10 min after departure; he vomited, collapsed, and lost consciousness. After an emergency landing... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Toad poisoning: clinical characteristics and outcomes - Trakulsrichai S, Chumvanichaya K, Sriapha C, Tongpoo A, Wananukul W.
This study was performed to describe the clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with toad poisoning in Thailand. METHODS: We carried out a retrospective study of patients with toad poisoning from the Ramathibodi Poison Cent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Intramuscular cobinamide as an antidote to methyl mercaptan poisoning - Hendry-Hofer TB, Ng PC, McGrath AM, Soules K, Mukai DS, Chan A, Maddry JK, White CW, Lee J, Mahon SB, Brenner M, Boss GR, Bebarta VS.
BACKGROUND: Methyl mercaptan occurs naturally in the environment and is found in a variety of occupational settings, including the oil, paper, plastics, and pesticides industries. It is a toxic gas and deaths from methyl mercaptan exposure have occurred... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Cypermethrin poisoning manifesting with prolonged bradycardia: a case report - Shilpakar O, Karki B.
Pyrethrins and their synthetic derivatives known as pyrethroids are highly effective insecticides used worldwide in the agricultural fields and households. Cypermethrin is a type II pyrethroid which acts primarily by delaying the closure of voltage-sens... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Clinical characteristics and treatment of mixed-pesticide poisoning in a patient: reflections on a particular case - Tao Y, Liu T, Han J, Jian X, Kan B.
We report here a case of mixed-pesticid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Cyanide poisoning in inhalation injuries - Kennedy S, Cahill KC.
Cyanide gas forms during the combustion of synthetic polymers and should be considered in patients presenting with inhalation injuries. A persistently high lactate following adequate resuscitation may be an indicator of cyanide exposure. As cyanide pois... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

An incident of massive styrene monomer gas poisoning - Krishnamurti C, Dalal S, Jonnavittula M.
Following a temporary and partial shutdown of the LG polymers factory for nearly 44 days due to the COVID-19 lockdown, routine maintenance of the plant was affected. At around 3 a.m. on 7May 2020, a failure of the refrigeration system and the inhibitor tan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news