A fatal case of acute bentazone overdose despite cricothyroidotomy during cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • Kyungwon Lee
  • Published 2017 in Clinical and experimental emergency medicine


Bentazone is classified as a moderately hazardous (class II) herbicide by the World Health Organization. A 53-year-old Korean woman was transferred to the emergency department after a suicide attempt using approximately 500 mL of bentazone one hour prior to admission. Upon admission, she was alert and tachycardia of 125/min was observed. She was treated… (More)
DOI: 10.15441/ceem.15.056

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