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Toxicity associated with carbon monoxide.
Carbon monoxide is an insidious poison that accounts for thousands of deaths each year in North America. Clinical effects maybe diverse and include headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting,syn-cope,Expand
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Carbon monoxide poisoning.
CO is an ubiquitous poison with many sources of exposure. CO poisoning produces diverse signs and symptoms that are often subtle and may be easily misdiagnosed. Failure to diagnose CO poisoning mayExpand
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Drug-induced q-T prolongation.
  • L. Kao, R. Furbee
  • Medicine
  • The Medical clinics of North America
  • 1 November 2005
Drug therapy may induce Q-T prolongation by alteration of potassium ion currents in cardiac cells, resulting in abnormal repolarization. Q-T prolongation, whether congenital or acquired, has beenExpand
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Calcium Channel Blocker Toxicity
Calcium channel blockers continue to be used for the management of a wide variety of adult and pediatric conditions including hypertension, angina pectoris, atrial arrhythmias, Raynaud phenomenon,Expand
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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Acute Ischemic Stroke: Results of the Hyperbaric Oxygen in Acute Ischemic Stroke Trial Pilot Study
Background and Purpose— Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) has promise as a treatment for acute stroke. This study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and feasibility of using HBO in acuteExpand
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What is the rate of adverse events after oral N-acetylcysteine administered by the intravenous route to patients with suspected acetaminophen poisoning?
STUDY OBJECTIVE We conduct a study to determine the rate of adverse events (anaphylactoid and cardiorespiratory) associated with the use of oral N-acetylcysteine by the intravenous route for theExpand
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The MALAdy of Metformin Poisoning: Is CVVH the Cure?
Inadvertent or intentional metformin overdose can result in death from refractory lactic acidosis. We report a death from metformin-induced refractory lactic acidosis despite aggressive care. AExpand
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Brown recluse spider envenomation.
Brown recluse spider bite is a common diagnosis in almost every state in America. In fact, cases have been reported in areas where the spider has never been seen. A review of medical literatureExpand
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Droperidol, QT prolongation, and sudden death: what is the evidence?
STUDY OBJECTIVE Droperidol is a butyrophenone commonly used as an antiemetic and antipsychotic in the United States since US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in 1970. Its labeling hasExpand
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A multicenter comparison of the safety of oral versus intravenous acetylcysteine for treatment of acetaminophen overdose
Oral and intravenous (IV) N-acetylcysteine (NAC) are used for the treatment of acetaminophen poisoning. The objective of this multicenter study was to compare the safety of these two routes ofExpand
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