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What to do in case of lead poisoning?

Lead abounds in nature as it is distributed over the earth by reaching the environment for extraction from natural deposits. Lead enters metabolism and interferes with normal heme synthesis. It

Gastric lavage in case of poisoning

To perform gastric lavage, it is important to keep a few points in mind: Be sure that you have ingested a dangerous dose of a toxic substance That the ingestion

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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

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When we speak of seizure sickness we refer to recurrent compulsive seizures without restoration of consciousness before the onset of a new seizure. In children, it is necessary to ensure

Forced diuresis during poisoning

Once a toxic agent has distributed into the tissues and organs of the patient, the harmful action will continue to persist until an antidote to it Will neutralize. Obviously,

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Opiates are considered opium, morphine, pethidine, diamorphine, methadone, pentazocine, and dextropropoxyphene. These are able to sedate pain and result in drug dependence. Their production and sale are under strict control

Tranquilizers as a method of poisoning

Drugs of this type are divided into 2 groups major: minor tranquilizers and major tranquilizers. Tranquil minors These drugs are certainly less dangerous than the barbiturates, whose place they took.

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Main types of poisoning: alcohol.

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In the case of ethanol poisoning, the central effect is. strictly dose-dependent, with progression of brain structures more specialized. Methanol, on the other hand, exerts less depression on the system central nervous system, but it damages the eye.

As for ethanol, it initially determines. a change in mood, characterizing an empty-headed feeling, excitement and exaltation. The picture evolves with dulling of the sensorium, The slowing of reaction time and obvious incoordination. In the stadium more advanced you will have muscle flaccidity, depression of tendon reflexes, stupor, coma and respiratory depression.

Methanol intoxication, however, is different in that stupor and stupor occur 12-36 hours later, when vomiting, abdominal pain, and ataxia assail the patient.

Diagnosis and treatment

The medical history may be unreliable. Breath testing can be useful as a primary screening to determine whether alcohol introjection is involved. The blood test is simple and reliable, and through it the alcohol level can be measured.

For ethanol intoxication, the basis of treatment is intensive supportive therapy, including gastric lavage. For methanol poisoning, the latter should be done within 4 hours of ingestion, and acidosis should be treated by administration of intravenous sodium bicarbonate.

Source: Vadecum of poisoning therapy by Roy Goulding

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