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Intermediate Syndrome Following Organophosphate Insecticide Poisoning
&NA; Acute organophosphate insecticide poisoning can manifest 3 different phases of toxic effects, namely, acute cholinergic crisis, intermediate syndrome (IMS), and delayed neuropathy. Among them,Expand
Taiwan National Poison Center: epidemiologic data 1985-1993.
UNLABELLED The Taiwan National Poison Center has received more than 30,000 telephone calls since its establishment in July 1985. OBJECTIVE To obtain more information about poisoning exposures inExpand
Acute pancreatitis following organophosphate intoxication.
BACKGROUND Acute pancreatitis as a complication of organophosphate intoxication has been infrequently addressed. Previous reports have suggested that acute pancreatitis may follow the oral ingestionExpand
Clinical features and management of herb-induced aconitine poisoning.
STUDY OBJECTIVE We define the potential sources, clinical manifestations, and treatment of aconitine poisoning. METHODS The database of the National Poison Center in Taiwan was retrospectivelyExpand
Fatal and nonfatal methamphetamine intoxication in the intensive care unit.
Methamphetamine poisoning was confirmed in eight patients admitted to intensive care 1989 through 1992 because of altered mental status and hemodynamic instability. Four patients were male and fourExpand
Concentrated cresol intoxication.
Cresol, a commonly used disinfectant, may cause gastrointestinal corrosive injury, central nervous system and cardiovascular disturbances, and renal and hepatic injury following intoxication. WeExpand
Acute human Glufosinate-containing herbicide poisoning
Abstract Background. Glufosinate-containing herbicides are commonly used worldwide. Data on acute human glufosinate poisoning however remain scarce. Methods. We retrospectively reviewed the medicalExpand
Tetramethylammonium hydroxide poisoning
Introduction. Tetramethylammonium hydroxide (TMAH) is widely used as a developer or etchant in semiconductor and photoelectric industries. In addition to alkalinity-related chemical burn, dermalExpand
Strychnine poisoning. Recovery from profound lactic acidosis, hyperthermia, and rhabdomyolysis.
Strychnine poisoning results in a predictable and treatable sequence of events involving blockade of the inhibitory neurotransmitter, extensor muscle spasms, seizures, and respiratory paralysis.Expand
Epidemiology of organophosphate pesticide poisoning in Taiwan
Introduction. The nationwide epidemiology of organophosphate pesticide (OP) poisoning has never been reported in detail for Taiwan. Methods. This study retrospectively reviewed all human OP exposuresExpand