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Poisoning


Presentation

  • The most common presentation of long-acting anticoagulant rodenticide poisoning is mucocutaneous bleeding, with other common presentations including haematuria, gingival bleeding, epistaxis and gastrointestinal bleeding.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • OBJECTIVE: To determine the clinical presentation, complications, and outcome of paraphenylene diamine (PPD) poisoning in patients presenting to Nishtar Hospital, Multan. STUDY DESIGN: Descriptive study.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • In the present case, intravenous pralidoxime (30 mg/kg) was administered twice at the fifth and sixth hours of ingestion for nicotinic and central effects.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Rat poisoning should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a patient presenting with signs and symptoms of vitamin K deficiency without a more likely explanation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Here we present a case of celphos poisoning presenting with both supraventricular tachycardia and ventricular tachycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Chronic Cough
  • Triad of chronic cough, dyspnea, and expectoration were the most common symptoms that were recorded in 88.2%, 88.2%, and 64.7% of the patients, respectively. PFT abnormalities were detected in 44.18% of the patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Vomiting
  • The symptoms of vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, hematochezia, and hematuria disappeared gradually. The girl eventually made an excellent recovery with no complications at her 3-month follow-up.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The person is severely dehydrated. 1.Control Nausea and Vomiting Avoid solid foods until vomiting ends. Then eat light, bland foods, such as saltine crackers, bananas, rice, or bread. Sipping liquids may help avoid vomiting.[webmd.com]
  • Vibrio parahaemolyticus Diarrhoea, stomach pain, nausea and vomiting. May last several days. 4 to 30 hours Raw or undercooked fish and shellfish.[healthywa.wa.gov.au]
  • Food poisoning symptoms include chills, diarrhea, vomiting, or nausea.[bundoo.com]
  • ., I was awoken by that feeling of needing to vomit but not being able to. I spent the next few hours with horribly cramping stomach aches and awful nausea. Then the vomiting hit… and did it ever![wellnessmama.com]
Nausea
  • Vibrio parahaemolyticus Diarrhoea, stomach pain, nausea and vomiting. May last several days. 4 to 30 hours Raw or undercooked fish and shellfish.[healthywa.wa.gov.au]
  • nausea, constric- tion of throat, dizziness, nervous- ness.[psep.cce.cornell.edu]
  • Don’t take anti-nausea or anti- diarrhea medication without asking your doctor. They have side effects and may make some kinds of diarrhea worse. Your doctor may give you anti-nausea medication if you are at risk of being dehydrated. 2.[webmd.com]
  • Six hours prior to admission they experienced nausea, vomiting, weakness, abdominal pain and diarrhea. The species of mushrooms they had consumed could not be identified.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Colocynth, known as bitter apple helps with cramps, nausea and accompanying symptoms, and wind flower can be used to relieve vomiting associated with gastroenteritis.[mnn.com]
Hypotension
  • GlySH poisoning presented with refractory hypotension. A bolus (100 mL) of ILE was infused with subsequent infusion of 400 mL over 4 h.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Decontamination, calcium, glucagon, and dual vasopressors were started, however, persistent hypotension led to the initiation of hyperinsulinemiceuglycemia therapy. She recovered fully and discharged without any complications in few days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • This fruit is known to be responsible for oropharyngeal and gastrointestinal tract lesions and possibly hypotension and bradycardia (previously attributed to the presence of physostigmine).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • They showed signs of mydriasis, blurred vision, ataxia, weakness, numbness, tachycardia and one of them had orthostatic hypotension. Two days later, they were feeling much better and reported amnesia and slowed perception of time after exposure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Signs and Symptoms Muscarinic signs (SLUDGE) salivation, lacrimation, urination, diaphoresis, gastrointestinal upset, emesis and progressing to bronchospasm, bronchorrhea, blurred vision, bradycardia or tachycardia, hypotension, confusion, and shock.[openanesthesia.org]
Palpitations
  • Symptoms associated with serious poisoning include: being sick dizziness sudden, noticeable heartbeats (palpitations) breathing difficulties uncontrollable restlessness or agitation seizures (fits) drowsiness or loss of consciousness Call NHS 111 for[nhs.uk]
  • As the exposure continues, nausea, vomiting , heart palpitations, unconsciousness, and even death are possible. It's a good idea to install a carbon monoxide detector in your home and to test it regularly, along with your smoke detectors.[babycenter.com]
  • […] surgery or dental work those working in an environment with great exposure to bacteria or viruses, such as in a hospital or outdoors The symptoms of blood poisoning include: chills moderate or high fever weakness rapid breathing increased heart rate or palpitations[healthline.com]
  • I was having palpitations, a massive heart rate, sweating, vomiting, losing consciousness.”[telegraph.co.uk]
Refractory Shock
  • For patients poisoned with ALP who continue to have refractory shock with persistent myocardial suppression despite the use of adrenergic inotropic agents, the addition of digoxin may be beneficial.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Orthostatic Hypotension
  • They showed signs of mydriasis, blurred vision, ataxia, weakness, numbness, tachycardia and one of them had orthostatic hypotension. Two days later, they were feeling much better and reported amnesia and slowed perception of time after exposure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Ptosis
  • The neurotoxic symptoms included ptosis, fixed dilated pupils and flaccid paralysis with respiratory failure. Mild hyponatraemia was also a clinical feature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • PHOSPHORUS POISONING Symptoms associated with phosphorus poisoning include weakness, headaches, vomiting, sweating, abdominal cramps, salivation, wheezing secondary to bronchial spasm, drooping of the upper eyelids (ptosis), contraction of the pupil ([rarediseases.org]
Facial Edema
  • Cervico-facial edema was the chief presenting complaint, seen in 116/122 (95%) of patients, with median of 2 (interquartile range 3) for time of onset after ingestion of poison.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Treatment

  • In recent years, various biological products and cell transplantation in the treatment of SM poisoning offered a significant clinical treatment progress.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The main predictive variables of mortality from ALP poisoning were blood pressure, blood pH, and time elapsed from consumption to treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • It was seen that 46.6% of the patients were kept under observation with only symptomatic treatment while nasogastric lavage and activated charcoal were applied in 40.2% of them.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Acute occurrence is severe and life-threatening, but the survival rate is high if treatment is provided promptly. Recovery is rapid, generally taking only a few days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Because of the lack of an antidote or effective treatment, patients with severe acute diquat and glyphosate poisoning always died within a few hours.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Prognosis

  • Thus, the ratio of injured lung volume fraction may provide an alternative and informative measure for the prognosis of acute PQ poisoning.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Specifically, the relevant literature was reviewed for incidence rates, sociodemographic variables, pathophysiology, diagnosis, prognosis, and therapeutic outcome of copper sulfate poisoning.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • CONCLUSION: The prognosis of paediatric patients who presented with poisoning in our study was good, with a short median length of stay for those admitted and no fatalities being reported across the span of five years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Objective: We aimed to evaluate demographic, etiological, clinical features, and prognosis of poisoning cases applied to a tertiary emergency department retrospectively.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • KEYWORDS: Complete blood count; organophosphorus; paraquat; patients; prognosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Etiology

  • A 40-year-old Caucasian woman presented to our hospital with chronic abdominal pain, hematuria, and a history of diarrhea of unknown etiology, despite an extensive work-up. Her laboratory evaluation results were consistent with vitamin K deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Objective: We aimed to evaluate demographic, etiological, clinical features, and prognosis of poisoning cases applied to a tertiary emergency department retrospectively.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Epidemiology

  • The American Association of Poison Control Centers' National Poison Data Surveillance System provides real-time toxico-surveillance and epidemiologic trends, and pediatric ingestions comprise most of those reports.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • In a large population-based epidemiological investigation in Italy performed from January 2015 to January 2016 and April 2016 to April 2017, descriptive statistics were acquired and analysed to determine variables associated with poisoning events in pet[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • Specifically, the relevant literature was reviewed for incidence rates, sociodemographic variables, pathophysiology, diagnosis, prognosis, and therapeutic outcome of copper sulfate poisoning.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • A number of studies were reviewed in order to update and summarize the relevant literature on the incidence, sociodemographic variables, method of poisoning, pathophysiology, diagnosis, variables associated with survival and fatality, management, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Prevention

  • This case is important as it required immediate and maintenance therapy in order to prevent profound bleeding, as well as the evaluation of the patient's psychosocial factors to ensure medical compliance and to prevent refractory complications or repeated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program We provide a range of both primary and secondary prevention services to the children of Massachusetts, their families, and others.[mass.gov]
  • Find out more from your state or local childhood lead poisoning prevention program! #NLPPW2018 #leadfreekids Lead poisoning is preventable! A simple blood test can detect lead.[cdc.gov]
  • This program is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for childhood lead poisoning-prevention efforts in Ohio.[odh.ohio.gov]
  • RESULTS: The findings demonstrated that oral liothyronine was able to significantly improve systolic blood pressure, arterial blood pH, and total thiol molecules and also could decrease lipid peroxidation, increase catalase activity, and prevent further[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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