Treatment of cyanide poisoning.

  title={Treatment of cyanide poisoning.},
  author={James A. Vick and Harald Froehlich},
  journal={Military medicine},
  volume={156 7},
The object of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of five regimens in treating cyanide poisoning. A series of anesthetized adult beagle dogs were instrumented to record hemodynamic and respiratory function and given 2.5 mg/kg sodium cyanide intravenously. The 10 control animals given only cyanide died at from 5 to 7 minutes. Therapy, as described below, was given to other groups at from 2 to 3 minutes following the cyanide administration. Artificial respiration did not alter the lethal… CONTINUE READING
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