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Types of poisoning: phosphine

Phosphine is highly toxic. Therefore, to safeguard those who are forced to use it, they are preparations were made that generate the gas on the ground. Phosphine, a when inhaled,

Mercury Poisoning

Mercury when ingested has no effect in the body. The tiny droplets of mercury react with hydrochloric acid in the stomach to form chloride. Instead, when mercury comes into contact

Epileptic seizure: what to do?

The seizures are self-limiting and very often do not allow a rapid intervention. It is necessary, therefore, to keep some pointers in mind: Preventing lessons that the patient might unintentionally

Anaphylactic shock

Anaphylactic shock is the acute allergic reaction to exposure to allergens to which the patient had become sensitized, leading to The rapid release of mediators from mast cells and basophils.

Arsenic Poisoning

Although arsenic is not a metal but a metalloid, it is widespread in nature and prolonged exposure causes a carcinogenic effect. Arsenic derivatives are used within industries as pesticides or

Poisonings: dinitro-compounds

These compounds are used in orchards as a “winter wash” and as a herbicides in summer. From a toxicological point of view, their action biochemistry is common to all compounds.

Urgent endoscopy in pediatrics

Digestive endoscopy with fiberoptic instruments is also considered a routine technique in the pediatric age group. The examination often needs to be performed urgently, within 24 to 48 hours of

Heavy metals: lithium

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Magnetic resonance imaging

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What is hypothermia?

Hypothermia could be a potentially fatal emergency. It develops at temperatures above freezing but also below. There are two types of hypothermia: the mild form and the severe form. In

Kawasaki syndrome and disease

sindrome-Kawasaki

Kawasaki syndrome is a disease also known as mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome. It is a vasculitis, sometimes affecting coronary arteries, that tends to occur in infants and children between 1 year and 8 years of age. The most common symptoms are anorexia, hyperemia, oropharyngeal erythema, strawberry tongue, erythematous eruptions, hardening of the hands and feet, desquamation of the fingertips, arthritis, and meningism.

Which are the immediate procedures?

In case of cardiac involvement, it is necessary to maintain respiration and hydrate by fluid infusion. Laboratory tests to be performed are CBC + formula + PLT, ESR, urine, blood glucose, azotemia, electrolytes, Ca, Mg, cratinemia, ECG.

In addition, it is necessary to monitor the patient with a variety of tests, such as echocardiography, scintigraphy, and other laboratory tests.

Source: Mediserve‘s Medical Emergencies in Pediatrics.

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