Utility of red blood cell acetylcholinesterase measurement in mechanically ventilated subjects after organophosphate poisoning.

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BACKGROUND Many patients with organophosphate poisoning require mechanical ventilation. Muscle acetylcholinesterase (AChE) activity determines the impairment of muscle force generation, and red blood cell (RBC) AChE has been regarded as a surrogate for muscle AChE in organophosphate poisoning. Therefore, this study was conducted to investigate whether RBC… (More)
DOI: 10.4187/respcare.02916

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@article{Moon2014UtilityOR, title={Utility of red blood cell acetylcholinesterase measurement in mechanically ventilated subjects after organophosphate poisoning.}, author={Jeongmi Moon and Byeongjo Chun}, journal={Respiratory care}, year={2014}, volume={59 9}, pages={1360-8} }