Organophosphate poisonings with parathion and dimethoate

Abstract

Organophosphate toxicity is the leading cause of morbidity and death in poisoning by insecticides. The clinical symptoms of pesticide toxicity range from the classic cholinergic syndrome to flaccid paralysis and intractable seizures. The mainstays of therapy are atropine, oximes, benzodiazepines and supportive care. The toxicokinetics vary not only with the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-005-0051-z

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