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Inhalation of Bromine Gas


Presentation

  • For the present, therefore, the prices on this Catalogue are those at which our books can generally be furnished by booksellers, who can readily procure for their customers any which they may not have on hand.[books.google.com]
  • Because of the potential for industrial and transportation accidents to release of large amounts of Br2 in populated areas, Br2 presents a clear and present danger to public health.[grantome.com]
  • Clinical signs including hypoxemia, wheezes, rales, and abnormal chest radiographs may be present.[aoemj.biomedcentral.com]
  • Most of the concentrations of bromine present in the majority of applications are perfectly harmless to humans.[healthyliving.azcentral.com]
  • A defensible at- titude—but not in the present cir- cumstances. This is a criminal case, and in the interest of justice everyone concerned, yve must Copyright S. S.[texashistory.unt.edu]
Weakness
  • الصفحة 147 - The patient lay immoveablc upon his back in a state of great weakness and pros1854.] Practical Medicine, 279 tration ; there was no appetite. The lower lobe of the left lung was impervious to air.[books.google.com]
  • […] yellow, or green mucus Cough producing blood or frothy pink matter in the saliva Nausea or abdominal pain Chest pain Shortness of breath Painful breathing or pleuritis (an inflammation of the outside covering of the lungs) Headache Flu -like symptoms Weakness[webmd.com]
  • (It follows trend in having the highest bond energy in compounds with other atoms, but it has very weak bonds within the diatomic F 2 molecule.)[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Although the Germans succeeded in seizing control of a significant portion of the salient the Allies nevertheless managed to re-form a continuous line, though in parts it remained dangerously weak.[firstworldwar.com]
  • Nitrous oxide is a weak general anaesthetic, and is generally not used alone in anaesthesia.[crowcon.com]
Physician
  • ELLIS (BENJAMIN), MD THE MEDICAL FORMULARY : being a Collection of Prescriptions, derived from the writings and practice of many of the most eminent physicians of America and Europe.[books.google.com]
  • *Medscape Business of Medicine Academy Survey, September 2015 Learn from Experienced Professionals Courses were developed especially for physicians by business health experts and experienced physicians.[medscape.com]
  • Updated by: Jesse Borke, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Attending Physician at FDR Medical Services/Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Buffalo, NY. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M.[medlineplus.gov]
  • The fact that mustard gas and related compounds of inducing leukopenia : led physicians interested in the benefits for the treatment of leukemia and Hodgkin's disease.[flipper.diff.org]
Swelling
  • Immediate evaluation in a hospital's emergency department is necessary for treating the following conditions: Unconsciousness Cyanosis -- A blue discoloration of the mouth or skin Difficulty breathing Sudden change of voice Mouth or throat swelling Chest[webmd.com]
  • High level exposure can lead to bronchitis, light sensitivity, and spasms of the eyelid and throat accompanied by swelling.[eco-chick.com]
  • […] pain Nausea Vomiting (may contain blood) HEART AND BLOOD Collapse Low blood pressure that develops rapidly Too much or too little acid in the blood -- leads to organ damage LUNGS AND AIRWAYS Breathing difficulty (from breathing in the substance) Throat swelling[medlineplus.gov]
  • Ingestion of liquid can cause death due to circulatory collapse and asphyxiation from swelling of the respiratory tract. The lowest oral lethal dose reported for humans is 14 mg/kg.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]
Disability
  • Iodine deficiency can cause intellectual disability. Organoiodine compounds occur in humans in some of the glands, especially the thyroid gland, as well as the stomach, epidermis, and immune system.[en.wikipedia.org]
Heart Disease
  • I have since relieved several similar attacks by the same method, in less than two minutes. " I have advised this course for many others, and their testimony has been uniformly satisfactory, except in one instance, that of an aged lady with heart disease[books.google.com]
Fracture
  • […] fluoride above concentrations of 1.5 mg/L is associated with a risk of dental fluorosis, an aesthetic condition of the teeth. [31] At concentrations above 4 mg/L, there is an increased risk of developing skeletal fluorosis, a condition in which bone fractures[en.wikipedia.org]
Arthritis
  • […] dental caries, range from 0.7 to 1.2 mg/L to avoid the detrimental effects of fluoride while at the same time reaping the benefits. [32] People with levels between normal levels and those required for skeletal fluorosis tend to have symptoms similar to arthritis[en.wikipedia.org]
Fear
  • الصفحة 341 - There draws the Grinder his laborious breath ; There coughing at his deadly trade he bends : Born to die young, he fears nor man nor death ; Scorning the future, what he earns he spends ; ' Debauch and riot are his bosom friends. ‏[books.google.com]
Stupor
  • Neurological effects may include headache, dizziness, delirium, stupor, and shock. Gastrointestinal effects may include vomiting (vomitus may be blue), diarrhea, abdominal pain, and bloody stools.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]
Anuria
  • Nephritis with oliguria (scanty urination) and anuria (absence of urine formation) has been reported. Bromine is irritating to the skin, eyes, and mucous membranes; brown discoloration of the mucous membranes, lips, and tongue may be observed.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]
Oliguria
  • Nephritis with oliguria (scanty urination) and anuria (absence of urine formation) has been reported. Bromine is irritating to the skin, eyes, and mucous membranes; brown discoloration of the mucous membranes, lips, and tongue may be observed.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]

Treatment

  • Medical Treatment for Chemical Pneumonia Evaluation and treatment vary. Almost everyone will have measurements of blood pressure, oxygen level, heart rate, and respiratory rate.[webmd.com]
  • It has a use in the treatment of water to displace excess chlorine and because of its sterilising properties it is used in food processing.[crowcon.com]
  • Ammonia gas itself is quite dangerous--as you can see from the CDC cite, it's even faster-working than phosgene, and I don't see any website advocating this sort of treatment.[boards.straightdope.com]
  • Sec Treatment. Cases of nervous disturbances 175 Le casque des tranchees 23 (!avallerleone. Sec Ferrero di C.[archive.org]
  • Possible beneficial effects of steroid treatment.[aoemj.biomedcentral.com]

Prognosis

  • […] treatment with medicine to open breathing tubes Steroid medications by IV or mouth Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs by mouth Pain medications by IV or mouth Artificial ventilation (help breathing) Preventive antibiotics (sometimes) Next Steps -- Outlook Prognosis[webmd.com]
  • Ammonia Gas Properties, Exposure Pathology, Symptoms, Treatment, Prognosis The following information about exposure to ammonia gas hazards is based on information from U.S.[inspectapedia.com]
  • Chest 1985, 88: 376–384. 10.1378/chest.88.3.376 View Article PubMed Google Scholar Bardana EJ: Reactive airways dysfunction syndrome (RADS): Guidelines for diagnosis and treatment and insight into likely prognosis.[aoemj.biomedcentral.com]

Prevention

  • Prevention/Solution The best way to prevent a bromine allergy from occurring is to avoid the chemical altogether. Do not swim in pools that use bromine to sanitize the water.[healthyliving.azcentral.com]
  • : cdcinfo@cdc.gov Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protects people’s health and safety[emergency.cdc.gov]
  • (ERG, 2016) Protective Clothing Skin: Wear appropriate personal protective clothing to prevent skin contact. Eyes: Wear appropriate eye protection to prevent eye contact.[cameochemicals.noaa.gov]
  • Iodine and bromine are similar elements and it has been shown that bromine can prevent the use of iodine by the body. This can eventually result in thyroid problems.[wisegeek.com]
  • Bromine can also be found as an alternative to chlorine in swimming pool treatment and as a fire retardants (chemicals that help prevent things from catching fire).[omagdigital.com]

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