Sodium Nitrite Ingestion: an Emerging Trend in Suicide Attempts Shared via Online Communities.

  title={Sodium Nitrite Ingestion: an Emerging Trend in Suicide Attempts Shared via Online Communities.},
  author={Sean D McCann and Joseph M. Kennedy and Marit S Tweet and Sean M. Bryant},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  volume={60 3},

Sodium Nitrite Intoxication and Death: Summarizing Evidence to Facilitate Diagnosis

Sodium-nitrite-related deaths represent a challenge for forensic pathologists; therefore, it is important to promptly recognize the essential features and perform the necessary and unrepeatable examinations for the correct diagnosis of the cause of death.

Suicide attempt using sodium nitrite ordered on the internet: Two case reports.

Case reports of 2 patients who attempted suicide by sodium nitrite after ordering a "suicide powder" on the internet market are presented, highlighting how simple and easy it is to buy Sodium nitrite for suicidal purposes.

On the Innovation Mechanism and Communication Path of Philosophical Thinking in Innovative Community Environment

The development of philosophy has spawned a new type of interpersonal relationship, namely network community. As the main group of network applications, college students are an important part of the

Death from severe, refractory methaemoglobinaemia: A case report to illustrate an increasingly frequent manifestation of deliberate self‐poisoning

A case which highlights multiple system and clinical factors that should be optimised to manage severe methaemoglobinaemia cases and the promotion of sodium nitrite for euthanasia in a publication in late 2017 is reported.

Taraxasterol prompted the anti-tumor effect in mice burden hepatocellular carcinoma by regulating T lymphocytes

The results showed that TS significantly inhibited the growth of HCC cells both in vitro and in vivo, and regulated the immunity of H22 bearing mice by elevating the ratio of CD4 + T cells in spleen, and increasing the number of T cell infiltration in tumor tissue.

Increasing use of sodium nitrite in suicides—an emerging trend

While autopsy findings were generally consistent with the literature, scene findings emphasized the accessibility of sodium nitrite to the general public as well as important analytical limitations in the evaluation of suspected cases.

Commentary on: Dean DE, Looman KB, Topmiller RG. Fatal methemoglobinemia in three suicidal sodium nitrite poisonings. J Forensic Sci. doi: 10.1111/1556‐4029.14689. Epub 2021 Feb 17.

Responses should focus on restricting the ease access to large quantities of sodium nitrite and alert to the risk of death after exposure, and the advertisement by the Internet may contribute to disseminate this burden.



The Beef Jerky Blues: Methemoglobinemia From Home Cured Meat.

An adolescent girl and her father developed clinically significant methemoglobinemia after ingestion of "homemade" beef jerky prepared with sodium nitrate salt purchased at a local grocery store.

Severe Methemoglobinemia due to Sodium Nitrite Poisoning

The patient's consciousness improved and he could recall ingesting approximately 15 g sodium nitrite about 1 hour before he was brought to the authors' hospital, and he was discharged on day 7 without neurologic impairment.

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