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Mevinphos Poisoning

Toxic Effect of Phosdrin


Presentation

  • This new edition continues to present entries devoted to key concepts and specific chemicals. There has been an increase in entries devoted to international organizations and well-known toxic-related incidents such as Love Canal and Chernobyl.[books.google.com]
  • Improve your interpretation of presenting symptoms with 38 new topics and 40 new images in the Differential Diagnosis section, and optimize patient care with more than 250 new figures and tables.[books.google.com]
  • ., HI: all (not BR) Articles US EPA Method 525.2: GC Analysis of Semivolatiles on SLB -5ms, Fast GC Analysis From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents US EPA Method 525.2: GC Analysis of Semivolatiles on SLB -5ms, Fast GC Analysis Keywords:[sigmaaldrich.com]
  • ., Lee, C.H. (2007) ED presentations of acute renal infarction. Am J Emerg Med 25: 164-169. 6.[ym.edu.tw]
  • In the absence of exposure measurements or the identity of the solvents that were likely present, solvents may have contributed to the symptoms experienced.[nap.edu]
Physician
  • It will also be useful reading for medical students, trainee pharmacists, emergency physicians, ambulance staff and anesthetists.[books.google.com]
  • The child also had a history of asthma, which had not been recently active and had received albuterol from her personal physician during the current illness.[nap.edu]
  • The NHIRD used discharge diagnoses provided by treating physicians; no standardized criteria are used to define hospitalization cases. This increases the probability for case misclassification.[intechopen.com]
  • Summary of reports from physicians of illnesses that were possibly related to pesticide exposure during the period January 1-December 31, 1984, in California. Occupational Injury Report (HS1304).[cdc.gov]
  • Suicide and suicide prevention for female and male physicians. MMW Fortschr Med 2007; 149(27–28):34–6. Swanson SP, Roberts LJ and Chapman MD. Are anaesthetists prone to suicide? A review of rates and risk factors.[nzma.org.nz]
Gastric Lavage
  • We performed gastric lavage and administered a large dose of atropine (up to 80 mg per hour, with a total dose of 11,665 mg in 17 days) and pralidoxime (3 ampules) intravenously.[nejm.org]
Veterinarian
  • There is no other single, published work that looks generally at antidotes, and it will prove invaluable to researchers, staff in poison information centers and A&E wards, drug information pharmacists, medical toxicologists and veterinarians.[books.google.com]
Nausea
  • Seite 216 - Symptoms of acute exposure to organophosphate or cholinesterase-inhibiting compounds may include the following: numbness, tingling sensations, incoordination, headache, dizziness, tremor, nausea, abdominal cramps, sweating, blurred vision,[books.google.com]
  • ., several workers experienced dizziness, visual disturbances, headache, nausea, and eye irritation.[cdc.gov]
  • Numbness Headache Tremors Nausea Sweating Blurred Vision Difficulty Breathing Slowed Heartbeat Symptoms of Organophosphates Chemistry[prezi.com]
  • The daughter’s symptoms had also decreased but she still experienced nausea, headache, sore throat, and some wheezing when in the apartment.[nap.edu]
Abdominal Cramps
  • Seite 216 - Symptoms of acute exposure to organophosphate or cholinesterase-inhibiting compounds may include the following: numbness, tingling sensations, incoordination, headache, dizziness, tremor, nausea, abdominal cramps, sweating, blurred vision,[books.google.com]
  • The mother additionally noted abdominal cramping and loose stools. The father went to work for 8 h, while the others stayed in the apartment.[nap.edu]
  • More severe exposures may cause abdominal cramps, muscular tremors, hypotension, bradycardia, dyspnea, and, ultimately, death from respiratory paralysis (4).[cdc.gov]
Blurred Vision
  • Seite 216 - Symptoms of acute exposure to organophosphate or cholinesterase-inhibiting compounds may include the following: numbness, tingling sensations, incoordination, headache, dizziness, tremor, nausea, abdominal cramps, sweating, blurred vision,[books.google.com]
  • Numbness Headache Tremors Nausea Sweating Blurred Vision Difficulty Breathing Slowed Heartbeat Symptoms of Organophosphates Chemistry[prezi.com]
  • Symptoms following moderate exposure to organophosphates include headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea and vomiting, fasciculations of eyelids and skin, blurred vision (due to pupillary constriction), and sweating.[cdc.gov]
Suggestibility
  • Access full-color images and more than 90 online-only topics at Expert Consult, as well as EBMs, Suggested Reading, Patient Teaching Guides, and additional algorithms.[books.google.com]
  • Suggested Citation: "Case Study 34: Poisoning of an Urban Family Due to Misapplication of Household Organophosphate and Carbamate Pesticides." Institute of Medicine. 1995.[nap.edu]
  • Teaching Outline This gives a suggested curriculum using parts of 1 and 2. 4. Topic Structure This gives an overall topic structure for all content.[curriculum.toxicology.wikispaces.net]
  • In turn, this suggests that, in the absence of previously measured baseline values for cholinesterase, the results of tests after possible toxic exposures must be interpreted with caution.[cdc.gov]
  • A preliminary EPA analysis in 2004 suggested that the safe use of metam sodium required buffer zones as large as a mile between fields and population centers.[commondreams.org]
Tremor
  • Seite 216 - Symptoms of acute exposure to organophosphate or cholinesterase-inhibiting compounds may include the following: numbness, tingling sensations, incoordination, headache, dizziness, tremor, nausea, abdominal cramps, sweating, blurred vision,[books.google.com]
  • Numbness Headache Tremors Nausea Sweating Blurred Vision Difficulty Breathing Slowed Heartbeat Symptoms of Organophosphates Chemistry[prezi.com]
  • More severe exposures may cause abdominal cramps, muscular tremors, hypotension, bradycardia, dyspnea, and, ultimately, death from respiratory paralysis (4).[cdc.gov]
Tingling
  • Seite 216 - Symptoms of acute exposure to organophosphate or cholinesterase-inhibiting compounds may include the following: numbness, tingling sensations, incoordination, headache, dizziness, tremor, nausea, abdominal cramps, sweating, blurred vision,[books.google.com]
Convulsions
  • Very high doses may result in unconsciousness, incontinence, and convulsions or fatality. ‎ Seite 233 - US Environmental Protection Agency.[books.google.com]
Incontinence
  • Very high doses may result in unconsciousness, incontinence, and convulsions or fatality. ‎ Seite 233 - US Environmental Protection Agency.[books.google.com]

Workup

Slowing
  • […] or cholinesterase-inhibiting compounds may include the following: numbness, tingling sensations, incoordination, headache, dizziness, tremor, nausea, abdominal cramps, sweating, blurred vision, difficulty in breathing or respiratory depression, and slow[books.google.com]
  • Numbness Headache Tremors Nausea Sweating Blurred Vision Difficulty Breathing Slowed Heartbeat Symptoms of Organophosphates Chemistry[prezi.com]
  • The accident did little to slow Amvac's interest in metam sodium. During the late 1990s, Amvac acquired the rights to the chemical from two competitors. Marketing efforts resulted in a 13-fold rise in sales, according to a corporate presentation.[commondreams.org]

Treatment

  • It contains information on the antidotal treatment of poisoning with compounds encountered not only in Western Europe, North America and Australia, but also developing countries.[books.google.com]
  • WikiTox is an open access curriculum project to improve the treatment of people who are poisoned. All content is freely accessible to anyone who visits the site, membership is not required.[curriculum.toxicology.wikispaces.net]
  • Two workers were hospitalized for observation and treatment of respiratory difficulties. Two others had plasma cholinesterase levels below the lower limit of normal.[cdc.gov]
  • ., Huang, C.I. and Lee, C.H. (2006) Serious Pancytopenia from methrotrexate treatment for psoriatic arthritis. Am J Emerg Med 24: 392-394 7.[ym.edu.tw]
  • Low and therapeutic doses of antidepressants are associated with similar response in the context of multimodal treatment of pain. Pain Phys. 2009;12:893–900. New Zealand Transport Agency. 2010 Research and Statistics.[nzma.org.nz]

Epidemiology

  • Reported by J Midtling, MD, A Velasco, MD, C Clements, MD, P Barnett, Natividad Medical Center, Salinas, RJ Jackson, MD, DC Mengle, MS, Epidemiological Studies Section, Health Protection Div, California Dept of Health Svcs; Hazard Evaluations and Technical[cdc.gov]
  • Suicide in New Zealand I: time trends and epidemiology. NZ Med J. 2003;116(1175):U460. Gunnell D, et al. The global distribution of fatal pesticide self-poisoning: systematic review. BMC Public Health. 2007;7:357. Booth N, Briscoe M, Powell R.[nzma.org.nz]
  • Strengths of this study Litchfield [ 12 ] categorized studies on acute pesticide poisoning in agriculture into three categories: clinical case reports, descriptive epidemiology studies, and cross-sectional studies.[intechopen.com]
  • Epidemiological Studies Laboratory. Medical Supervision of Pesticide Workers: Guidelines for Physicians . Berkeley, California, 1988. 12. Augustinsson K. The normal variation of human blood cholinesterase activity.[nap.edu]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Prevention

  • Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets[books.google.com]
  • Understanding and cooperation among growers and beekeepers are essential to prevent, or at least to minimize, the loss of honeybees due to the toxic effects of pesticides.[fao.org]
  • Prepared for the Alaska State-wide Suicide Prevention Council, Alaska Department of Health and Human Services and the Alaska Mental Helath Trust Authority. Exeter D, Robinson E, Wheeler A.[nzma.org.nz]
  • Organophosphates alters cholinesterase, preventing it from deactivating the neurotransmitters. As the neurotransmitter builds up, the muscles of the body become over-stimulated, leading to paralysis and death.[prezi.com]
  • "There are outside groups who consistently tell us, or imply, that we do what Amvac wants," said Jim Jones, the top EPA deputy for the Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances.[articles.latimes.com]

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