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Guidelines for the management of paracetamol poisoning in Australia and New Zealand — explanation and elaboration
Paracetamol is involved in a large proportion of accidental paediatric exposures and deliberate self‐poisoning cases, although subsequent hepatic failure and death are both uncommon outcomes. TheExpand
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Delayed Neurologic Sequelae Resulting from Epidemic Diethylene Glycol Poisoning
Background. Diethylene glycol (DEG) is a well-known metabolic and renal toxin usually ingested accidentally as an ethanol substitute or as a contaminant in various medicinals. To date, mostExpand
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Review article: Intravenous lipid emulsion as antidote: A summary of published human experience
Intravenous lipid emulsion (ILE) has been demonstrated to be effective in amelioration of cardiovascular and central nervous system sequelae of local‐anaesthetic and non‐local‐anaesthetic drugExpand
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Calcium channel antagonist and beta-blocker overdose: antidotes and adjunct therapies.
Management of cardiovascular instability resulting from calcium channel antagonist (CCB) or beta-adrenergic receptor antagonist (BB) poisoning follows similar principles. Significant myocardialExpand
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A comparison of physostigmine and benzodiazepines for the treatment of anticholinergic poisoning.
STUDY OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy and safety of physostigmine with benzodiazepines for the treatment of agitation and delirium associated with anticholinergic poisoning. METHODS We conductedExpand
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The Australasian Clinical Toxicology Investigators Collaboration randomized trial of different loading infusion rates of N-acetylcysteine.
STUDY OBJECTIVE We determine whether the incidence of adverse events caused by intravenous N -acetylcysteine is significantly less when the initial dose is infused over a 60-minute period comparedExpand
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Evidence-based recommendations on the use of intravenous lipid emulsion therapy in poisoning*
Abstract Background: Although intravenous lipid emulsion (ILE) was first used to treat life-threatening local anesthetic (LA) toxicity, its use has expanded to include both non-local anestheticExpand
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Clinical and in vitro evidence for the efficacy of Australian red-back spider (Latrodectus hasselti) antivenom in the treatment of envenomation by a Cupboard spider (Steatoda grossa).
We report the case of a 22-year-old female who was bitten on the shoulder by a spider subsequently identified as a female Cupboard spider (Steatoda grossa). She developed nausea, vomiting, and severeExpand
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Massive overdose with controlled-release carbamazepine resulting in delayed peak serum concentrations and life-threatening toxicity.
INTRODUCTION Peak serum levels following overdose with immediate-release formulations of carbamazepine have been reported to occur up to 2 days postingestion. We report a case of poisoning withExpand
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The toxicity of antidepressant poisoning: is it changing? A comparative study of cyclic and newer serotonin-specific antidepressants.
AIM To compare the clinical features of cyclic antidepressant and newer, non-cyclic, serotonin-specific antidepressant poisoning. METHODS Comparitive, descriptive study of all antidepressantExpand
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