Diazepam inhibits organophosphate-induced central respiratory depression.


OBJECTIVES Current evidence suggests that mortality from acute organophosphate (OP) poisoning is partially mediated through central nervous system (CNS) respiratory center depression (CRD). However, the exact mechanism of OP-induced CRD is unknown. In these studies, the authors investigated the hypothesis that OP-induced CRD is the result of overstimulation… (More)


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@article{Dickson2003DiazepamIO, title={Diazepam inhibits organophosphate-induced central respiratory depression.}, author={Eric W. Dickson and Steven B Bird and Romolo Joseph Gaspari and Edward W. Boyer and C. F. Ferris}, journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine}, year={2003}, volume={10 12}, pages={1303-6} }