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[Severe vomiting in alcoholics'. Toxic gastritis or withdrawal?].
Star fruit intoxication successfully treated by charcoal haemoperfusion and intensive haemofiltration.
We report on a case of an elderly woman with chronic renal impairment, secondary to diabetic nephropathy, who developed a deep coma and seizure shortly after consumption of star fruit. She was managed in the intensive care unit, and her consciousness level improved dramatically after an 8-hour charc...
Accidental and nonaccidental poisonings as a cause of apparent life-threatening events in infants.
A substantial number of children presenting to the emergency department with an apparent life-threatening event had a positive toxicology screen result. In particular, a number of children were found to have been given an over-the-counter cold preparation. We would recommend that toxicology screens...
[Retrospective study of two cases of acute datura poisoning].
We saw 2 cases of datura poisoning, with the main complaint of impaired consciousness, which were brought to the emergency department of this hospital. The poisonous constituent of the datura is tropane alkaloid, which is said to have a short half-life period that makes it difficult to determine its...
Hospital admission for accidental pesticide poisoning among adults of working age in England, 1998-2003.
Agricultural and horticultural pesticides fatal poisoning; the Jordanian experience 1999-2002.
A prospective autopsy study addressing fatal poisoning with agricultural and horticultural pesticides was undertaken in Jordan over a 4 year period. A total number of 140 deaths occurred during 1999-2002. The mean fatality rate was 0.68 case per 100,000 population and the age range was 2-55 years; m...
Effect of Annona senegalensis rootbark extracts on Naja nigricotlis nigricotlis venom in rats
Annona senegalensis Pers (family: Annonaceae) is used traditionally in Nigeria to treat victims of snakebite. The potency of the methanol extract of the root bark of the plant was tested against cobra (Naja nigricotlis nigricotlis Wetch) venom in rats. The extract was also tested on brine shrimp (Ar...
Epidemic parenteral exposure to volatile sulfur-containing compounds at a hemodialysis center.
[Forensic medical expert evaluation of lethal poisoning with narcotics].
Morphological manifestations of lethal narcotic poisoning are analyzed on the basis of results presented in "Acts of Medical Examination of Corpse" and "Expert Conclusions" on 352 cases with lethal narcotic poisoning, suspected (with good grounds) poisoning, and combined poisoning with narcotics and...
[Ethylene glycol poisoning and brain injury--a dangerous combination].
We report on a patient after brain injury additionally showing signs of ethylene glycol intoxication. CT-scan showed a subdural hematoma, which in spite of increasing neurological deficit didn't show any enlargement. Metabolic acidosis with an increased anion gap and osmolar gap led to the diagnosis...