AccidentsPoisoning: A condition or physical state produced by the ingestion, injection, inhalation of or exposure to a deleterious agent.Accidents, HomeAccidental Falls: Falls due to slipping or tripping which may result in injury.Drug Overdose: Accidental or deliberate use of a medication or street drug in excess of normal dosage.Hypothermia: Lower than normal body temperature, especially in warm-blooded animals.Accidents, Occupational: Unforeseen occurrences, especially injuries in the course of work-related activities.Rewarming: Application of heat to correct hypothermia, accidental or induced.Foreign Bodies: Inanimate objects that become enclosed in the body.Laboratory Infection: Accidentally acquired infection in laboratory workers.Accident Prevention: Efforts and designs to reduce the incidence of unexpected undesirable events in various environments and situations.Asphyxia: A pathological condition caused by lack of oxygen, manifested in impending or actual cessation of life.Biohazard Release: Uncontrolled release of biological material from its containment. This either threatens to, or does, cause exposure to a biological hazard. Such an incident may occur accidentally or deliberately.Sverdlovsk Accidental Release: ANTHRAX outbreak that occurred in 1979 and was associated with a research facility in Sverdlovsk, in the Ural mountain region of central RUSSIA. Most victims worked or lived in a narrow zone extending from the facility. The zone of anthrax-caused livestock mortality paralleled the northerly wind that prevailed shortly before the outbreak. It was concluded that an escape of ANTHRAX caused outbreak.Needlestick Injuries: Penetrating stab wounds caused by needles. They are of special concern to health care workers since such injuries put them at risk for developing infectious disease.Kerosene: A refined petroleum fraction used as a fuel as well as a solvent.Wounds and Injuries: Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.Germinal Center: The activated center of a lymphoid follicle in secondary lymphoid tissue where B-LYMPHOCYTES are stimulated by antigens and helper T cells (T-LYMPHOCYTES, HELPER-INDUCER) are stimulated to generate memory cells.Poison Control Centers: Facilities which provide information concerning poisons and treatment of poisoning in emergencies.Radioactive Hazard Release: Uncontrolled release of radioactive material from its containment. This either threatens to, or does, cause exposure to a radioactive hazard. Such an incident may occur accidentally or deliberately.Child Day Care Centers: Facilities which provide care for pre-school and school-age children.Numismatics: Study of coins, tokens, medals, etc. However, it usually refers to medals pertaining to the history of medicine.Seveso Accidental Release: 1976 accidental release of DIOXINS from a manufacturing facility in Seveso, ITALY following an equipment failure.Chemical Hazard Release: Uncontrolled release of a chemical from its containment that either threatens to, or does, cause exposure to a chemical hazard. Such an incident may occur accidentally or deliberately.Near Drowning: Non-fatal immersion or submersion in water. The subject is resuscitable.Electric Injuries: Injuries caused by electric currents. The concept excludes electric burns (BURNS, ELECTRIC), but includes accidental electrocution and electric shock.Household Products: Substances or materials used in the course of housekeeping or personal routine.Skull Fracture, Depressed: A skull fracture characterized by inward depression of a fragment or section of cranial bone, often compressing the underlying dura mater and brain. Depressed cranial fractures which feature open skin wounds that communicate with skull fragments are referred to as compound depressed skull fractures.Suicide: The act of killing oneself.Respiratory Aspiration: Inhaling liquid or solids, such as stomach contents, into the RESPIRATORY TRACT. When this causes severe lung damage, it is called ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA.Bhopal Accidental Release: 1984 accident in Bhopal, INDIA at a PESTICIDES facility, resulting when WATER entered a storage tank containing ISOCYANATES. The following accidental chemical release and uncontrolled reaction resulted in several thousand deaths.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Inlays: Restorations of metal, porcelain, or plastic made to fit a cavity preparation, then cemented into the tooth. Onlays are restorations which fit into cavity preparations and overlay the occlusal surface of a tooth or teeth. Onlays are retained by frictional or mechanical factors.Death, Sudden: The abrupt cessation of all vital bodily functions, manifested by the permanent loss of total cerebral, respiratory, and cardiovascular functions.Wounds, Penetrating: Wounds caused by objects penetrating the skin.Antidotes: Agents counteracting or neutralizing the action of POISONS.Shaken Baby Syndrome: Brain injuries resulted from vigorous shaking of an infant or young child held by the chest, shoulders, or extremities causing extreme cranial acceleration. It is characterized by the intracranial and intraocular hemorrhages with no evident external trauma. Serious cases may result in death.Drug Packaging: Containers, packaging, and packaging materials for drugs and BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS. These include those in ampule, capsule, tablet, solution or other forms. Packaging includes immediate-containers, secondary-containers, and cartons. In the United States, such packaging is controlled under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act which also stipulates requirements for tamper-resistance and child-resistance. Similar laws govern use elsewhere. (From Code of Federal Regulations, 21 CFR 1 Section 210, 1993) DRUG LABELING is also available.Medical Laboratory Personnel: Health care professionals, technicians, and assistants staffing LABORATORIES in research or health care facilities.Intraoperative Awareness: Occurence of a patient becoming conscious during a procedure performed under GENERAL ANESTHESIA and subsequently having recall of these events. (From Anesthesiology 2006, 104(4): 847-64.)Contusions: Injuries resulting in hemorrhage, usually manifested in the skin.Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Toxic asphyxiation due to the displacement of oxygen from oxyhemoglobin by carbon monoxide.Wounds, Gunshot: Disruption of structural continuity of the body as a result of the discharge of firearms.Fatal Outcome: Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.Drowning: Death that occurs as a result of anoxia or heart arrest, associated with immersion in liquid.Iatrogenic Disease: Any adverse condition in a patient occurring as the result of treatment by a physician, surgeon, or other health professional, especially infections acquired by a patient during the course of treatment.Extravasation of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Materials: The escape of diagnostic or therapeutic material from the vessel into which it is introduced into the surrounding tissue or body cavity.Dental Service, Hospital: Hospital department providing dental care.Community Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.Post-Dural Puncture Headache: A secondary headache disorder attributed to low CEREBROSPINAL FLUID pressure caused by SPINAL PUNCTURE, usually after dural or lumbar puncture.Trauma Centers: Specialized hospital facilities which provide diagnostic and therapeutic services for trauma patients.Tertiary Care Centers: A medical facility which provides a high degree of subspecialty expertise for patients from centers where they received SECONDARY CARE.Masochism: Pleasure derived from being physically or psychologically abused, whether inflicted by oneself or by others. Masochism includes sexual masochism.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Paraphilias: Disorders that include recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors generally involving nonhuman objects, suffering of oneself or partners, or children or other nonconsenting partners. (from DSM-IV, 1994)Caustics: Strong alkaline chemicals that destroy soft body tissues resulting in a deep, penetrating type of burn, in contrast to corrosives, that result in a more superficial type of damage via chemical means or inflammation. Caustics are usually hydroxides of light metals. SODIUM HYDROXIDE and potassium hydroxide are the most widely used caustic agents in industry. Medically, they have been used externally to remove diseased or dead tissues and destroy warts and small tumors. The accidental ingestion of products (household and industrial) containing caustic ingredients results in thousands of injuries per year.Dura Mater: The outermost of the three MENINGES, a fibrous membrane of connective tissue that covers the brain and the spinal cord.Medical Errors: Errors or mistakes committed by health professionals which result in harm to the patient. They include errors in diagnosis (DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS), errors in the administration of drugs and other medications (MEDICATION ERRORS), errors in the performance of surgical procedures, in the use of other types of therapy, in the use of equipment, and in the interpretation of laboratory findings. Medical errors are differentiated from MALPRACTICE in that the former are regarded as honest mistakes or accidents while the latter is the result of negligence, reprehensible ignorance, or criminal intent.Catheterization, Peripheral: Insertion of a catheter into a peripheral artery, vein, or airway for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.Petroleum: Naturally occurring complex liquid hydrocarbons which, after distillation, yield combustible fuels, petrochemicals, and lubricants.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Phosgene: A highly toxic gas that has been used as a chemical warfare agent. It is an insidious poison as it is not irritating immediately, even when fatal concentrations are inhaled. (From The Merck Index, 11th ed, p7304)Plant Poisoning: Poisoning by the ingestion of plants or its leaves, berries, roots or stalks. The manifestations in both humans and animals vary in severity from mild to life threatening. In animals, especially domestic animals, it is usually the result of ingesting moldy or fermented forage.Occupational Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.Lacerations: Torn, ragged, mangled wounds.Retinal Hemorrhage: Bleeding from the vessels of the retina.Cause of Death: Factors which produce cessation of all vital bodily functions. They can be analyzed from an epidemiologic viewpoint.Water Pollution, Chemical: Adverse effect upon bodies of water (LAKES; RIVERS; seas; groundwater etc.) caused by CHEMICAL WATER POLLUTANTS.Craniocerebral Trauma: Traumatic injuries involving the cranium and intracranial structures (i.e., BRAIN; CRANIAL NERVES; MENINGES; and other structures). Injuries may be classified by whether or not the skull is penetrated (i.e., penetrating vs. nonpenetrating) or whether there is an associated hemorrhage.United StatesInfant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Burns, ChemicalBlood Patch, Epidural: The injection of autologous blood into the epidural space either as a prophylactic treatment immediately following an epidural puncture or for treatment of headache as a result of an epidural puncture.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.): An agency of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that conducts and supports programs for the prevention and control of disease and provides consultation and assistance to health departments and other countries.Homicide: The killing of one person by another.Frostbite: Damage to tissues as the result of low environmental temperatures.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Anesthesia, Epidural: Procedure in which an anesthetic is injected into the epidural space.Head Injuries, Penetrating: Head injuries which feature compromise of the skull and dura mater. These may result from gunshot wounds (WOUNDS, GUNSHOT), stab wounds (WOUNDS, STAB), and other forms of trauma.Myiasis: The invasion of living tissues of man and other mammals by dipterous larvae.Child Abuse: Abuse of children in a family, institutional, or other setting. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)Masturbation: Sexual stimulation or gratification of the self.Containment of Biohazards: Provision of physical and biological barriers to the dissemination of potentially hazardous biologically active agents (bacteria, viruses, recombinant DNA, etc.). Physical containment involves the use of special equipment, facilities, and procedures to prevent the escape of the agent. Biological containment includes use of immune personnel and the selection of agents and hosts that will minimize the risk should the agent escape the containment facility.Multiple Trauma: Multiple physical insults or injuries occurring simultaneously.Merbromin: A once-popular mercury containing topical antiseptic.Acid-Base Imbalance: Disturbances in the ACID-BASE EQUILIBRIUM of the body.Accidents, Traffic: Accidents on streets, roads, and highways involving drivers, passengers, pedestrians, or vehicles. Traffic accidents refer to AUTOMOBILES (passenger cars, buses, and trucks), BICYCLING, and MOTORCYCLES but not OFF-ROAD MOTOR VEHICLES; RAILROADS nor snowmobiles.Incidental Findings: Unanticipated information discovered in the course of testing or medical care. Used in discussions of information that may have social or psychological consequences, such as when it is learned that a child's biological father is someone other than the putative father, or that a person tested for one disease or disorder has, or is at risk for, something else.Veterinarians: Individuals with a degree in veterinary medicine that provides them with training and qualifications to treat diseases and injuries of animals.Egg Hypersensitivity: Allergic reaction to eggs that is triggered by the immune system.Deglutition: The act of taking solids and liquids into the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT through the mouth and throat.Hydroxyzine: A histamine H1 receptor antagonist that is effective in the treatment of chronic urticaria, dermatitis, and histamine-mediated pruritus. Unlike its major metabolite CETIRIZINE, it does cause drowsiness. It is also effective as an antiemetic, for relief of anxiety and tension, and as a sedative.Infectious Disease Transmission, Patient-to-Professional: The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from patients to health professionals or health care workers. It includes transmission via direct or indirect exposure to bacterial, fungal, parasitic, or viral agents.Security Measures: Regulations to assure protection of property and equipment.Device Removal: Removal of an implanted therapeutic or prosthetic device.Dental Instruments: Hand-held tools or implements especially used by dental professionals for the performance of clinical tasks.Post-Exposure Prophylaxis: The prevention of infection or disease following exposure to a pathogen.Rolitetracycline: A pyrrolidinylmethyl TETRACYCLINE.Medication Errors: Errors in prescribing, dispensing, or administering medication with the result that the patient fails to receive the correct drug or the indicated proper drug dosage.Neck Injuries: General or unspecified injuries to the neck. It includes injuries to the skin, muscles, and other soft tissues of the neck.Hematoma, Subdural: Accumulation of blood in the SUBDURAL SPACE between the DURA MATER and the arachnoidal layer of the MENINGES. This condition primarily occurs over the surface of a CEREBRAL HEMISPHERE, but may develop in the spinal canal (HEMATOMA, SUBDURAL, SPINAL). Subdural hematoma can be classified as the acute or the chronic form, with immediate or delayed symptom onset, respectively. Symptoms may include loss of consciousness, severe HEADACHE, and deteriorating mental status.Angiostrongylus cantonensis: A species of parasitic nematodes distributed throughout the Pacific islands that infests the lungs of domestic rats. Human infection, caused by consumption of raw slugs and land snails, results in eosinophilic meningitis.Trauma Severity Indices: Systems for assessing, classifying, and coding injuries. These systems are used in medical records, surveillance systems, and state and national registries to aid in the collection and reporting of trauma.Burns: Injuries to tissues caused by contact with heat, steam, chemicals (BURNS, CHEMICAL), electricity (BURNS, ELECTRIC), or the like.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Crowns: A prosthetic restoration that reproduces the entire surface anatomy of the visible natural crown of a tooth. It may be partial (covering three or more surfaces of a tooth) or complete (covering all surfaces). It is made of gold or other metal, porcelain, or resin.Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins: Protein complexes that take part in the process of PHOTOSYNTHESIS. They are located within the THYLAKOID MEMBRANES of plant CHLOROPLASTS and a variety of structures in more primitive organisms. There are two major complexes involved in the photosynthetic process called PHOTOSYSTEM I and PHOTOSYSTEM II.Suicide, Attempted: The unsuccessful attempt to kill oneself.Autopsy: Postmortem examination of the body.Battered Child Syndrome: A clinical condition resulting from repeated physical and psychological injuries inflicted on a child by the parents or caregivers.Transvestism: Disorder characterized by recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving cross-dressing in a heterosexual male. The fantasies, urges, or behaviors cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational or other areas of functioning. (from APA, DSM-IV, 1994)Emergency Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Plant Weeds: A plant growing in a location where it is not wanted, often competing with cultivated plants.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Occupational Diseases: Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.Information Centers: Facilities for collecting and organizing information. They may be specialized by subject field, type of source material, persons served, location, or type of services.Environmental Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.Extracorporeal Circulation: Diversion of blood flow through a circuit located outside the body but continuous with the bodily circulation.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Coroners and Medical Examiners: Physicians appointed to investigate all cases of sudden or violent death.Forensic Medicine: The application of medical knowledge to questions of law.Radiation Injuries: Harmful effects of non-experimental exposure to ionizing or non-ionizing radiation in VERTEBRATES.Intubation, Intratracheal: A procedure involving placement of a tube into the trachea through the mouth or nose in order to provide a patient with oxygen and anesthesia.Radioactive Fallout: The material that descends to the earth or water well beyond the site of a surface or subsurface nuclear explosion. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Chemical and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Mastectomy, Subcutaneous: Excision of breast tissue with preservation of overlying skin, nipple, and areola so that breast form may be reconstructed.Injury Severity Score: An anatomic severity scale based on the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and developed specifically to score multiple traumatic injuries. It has been used as a predictor of mortality.Nuclear Warfare: Warfare involving the use of NUCLEAR WEAPONS.Heart Arrest: Cessation of heart beat or MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION. If it is treated within a few minutes, heart arrest can be reversed in most cases to normal cardiac rhythm and effective circulation.Birth Injuries: Mechanical or anoxic trauma incurred by the infant during labor or delivery.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Chemical Warfare Agents: Chemicals that are used to cause the disturbance, disease, or death of humans during WARFARE.Morals: Standards of conduct that distinguish right from wrong.Toothache: Pain in the adjacent areas of the teeth.Prurigo: A name applied to several itchy skin eruptions of unknown cause. The characteristic course is the formation of a dome-shaped papule with a small transient vesicle on top, followed by crusting over or lichenification. (From Dorland, 27th ed)Great BritainSmallpox: An acute, highly contagious, often fatal infectious disease caused by an orthopoxvirus characterized by a biphasic febrile course and distinctive progressive skin eruptions. Vaccination has succeeded in eradicating smallpox worldwide. (Dorland, 28th ed)Clothing: Fabric or other material used to cover the body.Decontamination: The removal of contaminating material, such as radioactive materials, biological materials, or CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS, from a person or object.Hazardous Substances: Elements, compounds, mixtures, or solutions that are considered severely harmful to human health and the environment. They include substances that are toxic, corrosive, flammable, or explosive.Irritants: Drugs that act locally on cutaneous or mucosal surfaces to produce inflammation; those that cause redness due to hyperemia are rubefacients; those that raise blisters are vesicants and those that penetrate sebaceous glands and cause abscesses are pustulants; tear gases and mustard gases are also irritants.Foreign-Body Migration: Migration of a foreign body from its original location to some other location in the body.Tracheotomy: Surgical incision of the trachea.Chlorine: A greenish-yellow, diatomic gas that is a member of the halogen family of elements. It has the atomic symbol Cl, atomic number 17, and atomic weight 70.906. It is a powerful irritant that can cause fatal pulmonary edema. Chlorine is used in manufacturing, as a reagent in synthetic chemistry, for water purification, and in the production of chlorinated lime, which is used in fabric bleaching.Finger Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the fingers.Acute Radiation Syndrome: A condition caused by a brief whole body exposure to more than one sievert dose equivalent of radiation. Acute radiation syndrome is initially characterized by ANOREXIA; NAUSEA; VOMITING; but can progress to hematological, gastrointestinal, neurological, pulmonary, and other major organ dysfunction.Airway Obstruction: Any hindrance to the passage of air into and out of the lungs.FiresEmergencies: Situations or conditions requiring immediate intervention to avoid serious adverse results.Subarachnoid Space: The space between the arachnoid membrane and PIA MATER, filled with CEREBROSPINAL FLUID. It contains large blood vessels that supply the BRAIN and SPINAL CORD.Equipment Failure: Failure of equipment to perform to standard. The failure may be due to defects or improper use.Wounds, Stab: Penetrating wounds caused by a pointed object.Myxedema: A condition characterized by a dry, waxy type of swelling (EDEMA) with abnormal deposits of MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES in the SKIN and other tissues. It is caused by a deficiency of THYROID HORMONES. The skin becomes puffy around the eyes and on the cheeks. The face is dull and expressionless with thickened nose and lips.Theory of Mind: The ability to attribute mental states (e.g., beliefs, desires, feelings, intentions, thoughts, etc.) to self and to others, allowing an individual to understand and infer behavior on the basis of the mental states. Difference or deficit in theory of mind is associated with ASPERGER SYNDROME; AUTISTIC DISORDER; and SCHIZOPHRENIA, etc.Risk Management: The process of minimizing risk to an organization by developing systems to identify and analyze potential hazards to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences, and by attempting to handle events and incidents which do occur in such a manner that their effect and cost are minimized. Effective risk management has its greatest benefits in application to insurance in order to avert or minimize financial liability. (From Slee & Slee: Health care terms, 2d ed)Blood-Borne Pathogens: Infectious organisms in the BLOOD, of which the predominant medical interest is their contamination of blood-soiled linens, towels, gowns, BANDAGES, other items from individuals in risk categories, NEEDLES and other sharp objects, MEDICAL WASTE and DENTAL WASTE, all of which health workers are exposed to. This concept is differentiated from the clinical conditions of BACTEREMIA; VIREMIA; and FUNGEMIA where the organism is present in the blood of a patient as the result of a natural infectious process.Radiation Monitoring: The observation, either continuously or at intervals, of the levels of radiation in a given area, generally for the purpose of assuring that they have not exceeded prescribed amounts or, in case of radiation already present in the area, assuring that the levels have returned to those meeting acceptable safety standards.Head Injuries, Closed: Traumatic injuries to the cranium where the integrity of the skull is not compromised and no bone fragments or other objects penetrate the skull and dura mater. This frequently results in mechanical injury being transmitted to intracranial structures which may produce traumatic brain injuries, hemorrhage, or cranial nerve injury. (From Rowland, Merritt's Textbook of Neurology, 9th ed, p417)Hydrofluoric Acid: Hydrofluoric acid. A solution of hydrogen fluoride in water. It is a colorless fuming liquid which can cause painful burns.Rodenticides: Substances used to destroy or inhibit the action of rats, mice, or other rodents.Analgesics, Non-Narcotic: A subclass of analgesic agents that typically do not bind to OPIOID RECEPTORS and are not addictive. Many non-narcotic analgesics are offered as NONPRESCRIPTION DRUGS.Intraoperative Complications: Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.Emergency Treatment: First aid or other immediate intervention for accidents or medical conditions requiring immediate care and treatment before definitive medical and surgical management can be procured.Needles: Sharp instruments used for puncturing or suturing.Charcoal: An amorphous form of carbon prepared from the incomplete combustion of animal or vegetable matter, e.g., wood. The activated form of charcoal is used in the treatment of poisoning. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Catheterization, Central Venous: Placement of an intravenous CATHETER in the subclavian, jugular, or other central vein.Razoxane: An antimitotic agent with immunosuppressive properties.Microtubule-Organizing Center: An amorphous region of electron dense material in the cytoplasm from which the MICROTUBULES polymerization is nucleated. The pericentriolar region of the CENTROSOME which surrounds the CENTRIOLES is an example.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Ethylene Glycol: A colorless, odorless, viscous dihydroxy alcohol. It has a sweet taste, but is poisonous if ingested. Ethylene glycol is the most important glycol commercially available and is manufactured on a large scale in the United States. It is used as an antifreeze and coolant, in hydraulic fluids, and in the manufacture of low-freezing dynamites and resins.Age Distribution: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Polybrominated Biphenyls: Biphenyl compounds which are extensively brominated. Many of these compounds are toxic environmental pollutants.Tomography, X-Ray Computed: Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.IndiaPunishment: The application of an unpleasant stimulus or penalty for the purpose of eliminating or correcting undesirable behavior.Birthing Centers: Free-standing facilities that provide prenatal, childbirth, and postnatal care and usually incorporate family-centered maternity care concepts and practices.EnglandMalaysia: A parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch in southeast Asia, consisting of 11 states (West Malaysia) on the Malay Peninsula and two states (East Malaysia) on the island of BORNEO. It is also called the Federation of Malaysia. Its capital is Kuala Lumpur. Before 1963 it was the Union of Malaya. It reorganized in 1948 as the Federation of Malaya, becoming independent from British Malaya in 1957 and becoming Malaysia in 1963 as a federation of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak, and Singapore (which seceded in 1965). The form Malay- probably derives from the Tamil malay, mountain, with reference to its geography. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p715 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p329)Inhalation Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents by inhaling them.Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry: A microanalytical technique combining mass spectrometry and gas chromatography for the qualitative as well as quantitative determinations of compounds.Punctures: Incision of tissues for injection of medication or for other diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. Punctures of the skin, for example may be used for diagnostic drainage; of blood vessels for diagnostic imaging procedures.Disaster Planning: Procedures outlined for the care of casualties and the maintenance of services in disasters.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Central Nervous System Diseases: Diseases of any component of the brain (including the cerebral hemispheres, diencephalon, brain stem, and cerebellum) or the spinal cord.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Thoracic Injuries: General or unspecified injuries to the chest area.Sex Distribution: The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.BrazilBody Temperature: The measure of the level of heat of a human or animal.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Personnel, Hospital: The individuals employed by the hospital.Wounds, Nonpenetrating: Injuries caused by impact with a blunt object where there is no penetration of the skin.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Analgesia, Epidural: The relief of pain without loss of consciousness through the introduction of an analgesic agent into the epidural space of the vertebral canal. It is differentiated from ANESTHESIA, EPIDURAL which refers to the state of insensitivity to sensation.Acute Disease: Disease having a short and relatively severe course.Radiation Dosage: The amount of radiation energy that is deposited in a unit mass of material, such as tissues of plants or animal. In RADIOTHERAPY, radiation dosage is expressed in gray units (Gy). In RADIOLOGIC HEALTH, the dosage is expressed by the product of absorbed dose (Gy) and quality factor (a function of linear energy transfer), and is called radiation dose equivalent in sievert units (Sv).Water Pollutants, Chemical: Chemical compounds which pollute the water of rivers, streams, lakes, the sea, reservoirs, or other bodies of water.Prescription Drugs: Drugs that cannot be sold legally without a prescription.Violence: Individual or group aggressive behavior which is socially non-acceptable, turbulent, and often destructive. It is precipitated by frustrations, hostility, prejudices, etc.
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Richardson, S. G.; Giles, C.; Swan, C. H. (1975-05-01). "Two cases of sodium azide poisoning by accidental ingestion of Isoton ... Olson, Kent; Anderson, Ilene B. (18 September 2006). Poisoning & Drug Overdose, 5th Edition. McGraw-Hill Companies,Incorporated ... Each azide is linked to six Na+ centers, with three Na-N bonds to each terminal nitrogen center. The common synthesis method is ... It is a severe poison. It possesses the NFPA 704's highest rating of 4 on the heath scale. It may be fatal in contact with skin ...
... poisonings occur by accidental consumption in children and by intentional abuse with other drugs in teenagers. Fatal ... Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "The Historic and Marine Landscape of the Banda Islands - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". whc. ... Herb and drug safety chart Herb and drug safety chart from BabyCentre UK Toxic Food Guide for Pets Nutmeg and Cinnamon Toxicity ... report on a fatal case and a series of cases recorded by a poison information centre". Forensic Science International. 118 (1 ...
Oxygen-hemoglobin dissociation curve
In cases of accidental ingestion, administration of a nitrite (such as amyl nitrite) can be used to deliberately oxidise ... It is an experimental drug intended to reduce tissue hypoxia. The effects appear to last roughly as long as the affected red ... Methemoglobinaemia is a form of abnormal hemoglobin where the iron centre has been oxidised from the +2 oxidation state (the ... However, methemoglobin has increased rbc affinity for cyanide, and is therefore useful in the treatment of cyanide poisoning. ...
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported accidental poisoning resulting in hospitalization for a family of ... The drug physostigmine is used to reverse the effect of the poisons. Benzodiazepines can be given to curb the patient's ... 2010-02-05). "Jimsonweed Poisoning Associated with a Homemade Stew - Maryland, 2008" (pdf). Centers for Disease Control and ... Because of the presence of these substances, Datura has been used for centuries in some cultures as a poison. There can be a 5: ...
Tricyclic antidepressant overdose
American Association of Poison Control Centers (1 January 2007). "Tricyclic antidepressant poisoning: an evidence-based ... Bet 3. Toxic levels of tricyclic drugs in accidental overdose". Emergency medicine journal: EMJ. 25 (3): 166-167. doi:10.1136/ ... However, serum drug levels are not useful for evaluating risk of arrhythmia or seizure in tricyclic overdose. Most of the toxic ... In the early 2000s TCAs were one of the most common cause of poisoning. In the United States in 2004 there was more than 12,000 ...
Health in Finland
... alcohol related diseases and accidental poisoning by alcohol. In 2010 the leading causes of death among men aged 15 to 64 were ... Drug use is not a major public health problem in Finland. The most commonly used drug is cannabis. According to a study from ... "Alcohol use in Finland". National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health (Stakes). 2005. Archived from the ... "Drug Situation in Finland 2010". National Institute for Health and Welfare. Retrieved 2011-12-13. "Lihavuuden yleisyys Suomessa ...
Anticholinergic drugs such as atropine can be used as an antidote for acetylcholinesterase inhibitor poisoning. There is no ... Some products contain a bittering agent that reduces but does not eliminate the risk of accidental poisoning. ... National Pesticide Information Center Snail bait and dogs Snail Bait Poisoning Safety in the Garden Metaldehyde toxicity Iron ... Methiocarb can cause acute toxicity to people exposed to it for long periods of time and will also poison water organisms. Pest ...
Michael Shannon (pediatrician)
He also worked in the associated poison control center. A professor at Harvard Medical School, he was the first African- ... He was an expert on the toxicological effects of exposure of children to hazards such as alcohol and drugs, as well as lead ... range of nuclear power plants should maintain stockpiles of iodine pills to prevent thyroid cancer in case of an accidental ... He also contributed to the toxicology literature by investigating different aspects of the toxicity of drugs such as cocaine, ...
Safety of electronic cigarettes
Death from accidental nicotine poisoning is very uncommon. Calls to US poison control centers related to e-cigarette exposures ... FDA (4 May 2009). "FDA 2009 Study Data: Evaluation of e-cigarettes" (PDF). Food and Drug Administration (US) -center for drug ... there were at least 5,970 e-cigarette calls to US poison control centers. Calls to US poison control centers related to e- ... Calls to US poison controls centers related to e-cigarette liquid poisoning increased from 1 in September 2010 to 215 for the ...
Most accidental poisoning is by breathing in the powder or by absorption through the skin. Strychnos nux-vomica is a medium- ... "Drugs and Poisons Fact Sheet: Strychnine Permits - What you need to know" (PDF). Queensland Health. December 1, 2011. Archived ... The seeds have the shape of a flattened disk completely covered with hairs radiating from the center of the sides. This gives ... Since the seeds contain strychnine poison, conventional doctors do not recommend it as a medicine. It is on the Commission E ...
Atropine and related anticholinergic drugs act as antidotes to nerve agent poisoning because they block acetylcholine receptors ... Sidell, F. R (1974). "Soman and sarin: clinical manifestations and treatment of accidental poisoning by organophosphates". ... Borden Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center. pp. 131-139. A Tutorial to Chemical and Biological Agents Effects of ... Often, severe cases of the poisoning are treated with both drugs. Butyrylcholinesterase is a prophylactic countermeasure ...
Calls to US poison control centers related to e-cigarette exposures involved inhalations, eye exposures, skin exposures, and ... An accidental ingestion of only 6 mg may be lethal to children. It is unlikely that a person would overdose on nicotine through ... The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stated in 2013: "There are no significant safety concerns associated with using more ... 58% of e-cigarette calls to US poison control centers were related to children 5 years old or less. E-cigarette calls had a ...
Ethylene glycol poisoning
It is only used in the presence of a toxic dose of another poison or drug. Patients with significant poisoning often present in ... In Australia there were 17 cases reported to the Victorian poison center and 30 cases reported to the New South Wales poison ... Children or animals may be exposed by accidental ingestion; children and animals often consume large amounts due to ethylene ... "Antifreeze Poisoning in Dogs & Cats (Ethylene Glycol Poisoning)" - Pet Poison Helpline "Antifreeze Poisoning" - Washington ...
They include accidental poisonings, drownings, traffic accidents, and suicides. The majority of deaths were among young people ... seven per cent of Australians have used cocaine at least once in their lifetime and two per cent of Australians have used it in ... Another reason that drug producers create new drugs is to avoid drug laws. Club drugs are used in Australia in a variety of ... As with all drugs, including legal drugs like alcohol to illegal drugs like BZP, using drugs can increase the risk of injury ...
"Thimerosal in vaccines". Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 2008-06-03. Retrieved ... Similar signs and symptoms have been observed in accidental human poisonings. The mechanisms of toxic action are unknown. Fecal ... Following a review of mercury-containing food and drugs mandated in 1999, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the ... Cases have been reported of severe mercury poisoning by accidental exposure or attempted suicide, with some fatalities. Animal ...
"Data table for Figure 1. Age-adjusted drug-poisoning and opioid-analgesic poisoning death rates: United States, 1999-2011" (PDF ... "WHOCC - ATC/DDD Index". WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology. Archived from the original on 19 September ... Approximately 82 percent of those deaths were listed as accidental, and most deaths involved combinations of methadone with ... Clinical Drug Morphine & Allied Drugs, Reynolds et al 1957 Ch 8 Morphine & Allied Drugs, 1957 Ch 8 "Archived copy". Archived ...
Outline of medicine
Systems biology Virology Toxicology - study of hazardous effects of drugs and poisons. and many others (typically, life ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US) Food and Drug Administration (US) National Academy of Medicine (US) National ... Alexander Fleming, whose accidental discovery of penicillin advanced the field of antibiotics. Wilhelm Röntgen discovered x- ... of Schedule I drugs List of Schedule II drugs List of Schedule III drugs List of Schedule IV drugs List of Schedule V drugs ...
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (December 2011). "Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Southeast Alaska, May-June ... Local anesthetic receptor site binds local anesthetics, antiarrhythmic drugs and antiepileptic drugs NSTX and other site 1 ... Otherwise, clinical experience and animal models shows the relative safety of accidental and experimental NSTX intoxication ( ... Marine Drugs. 8 (7): 2185-2211. doi:10.3390/md8072185. PMC 2920551 . PMID 20714432. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
... of all e-cigarette and traditional cigarette calls to US poison control centers. The accidental nicotine exposure rate in ... "National Institute on Drug Abuse. September 2014. Retrieved 15 October 2014.. *^ a b c d Centers for Disease Control and ... "2016 Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers' National Poison Data System (NPDS): 34th Annual ... "American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) - E-Cigarettes and Liquid Nicotine". aapcc.org. Retrieved 27 October ...
Child care Baby gate Babysitting American Association of Poison Control Centers International Association for Child Safety " ... which are one of the most common causes of accidental child poisoning. The safest solution is to relocate these hazards to an ... It may be required by regulation for prescription drugs, for over the counter medications, for pesticides, or for household ... "Unintentional Drowning: Get the Facts". Center for Disease Control. Retrieved 7 July 2014. "Splish, Splash, Safe". proofed.com ...
... like accidental overdoses and poisoning, to the drug users. Steven D. Levitt and Ilyana Kuziemko point to the over crowding of ... Much of the debate surrounding the economics of drug legalization centers on the shape of the demand curve for illegal drugs ... War on drugs Mexico drug war Philippines drug war Arguments for and against drug prohibition Gateway drug theory Cannabis ... Variations of drug liberalization include: drug legalization, drug relegalization and drug decriminalization. Whilst many ...
... thus making use of this drug dangerous because poisonings, and simultaneously death, are accidental. In a study of the effects ... European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. Retrieved March 17, 2015. Emerging drugs of abuse: current ... "Two die of legal drug overdose". The Local. October 14, 2009. "关于印发《非药用类麻醉药品和精神药品列管办法》的通知" (in Chinese). China Food and Drug ... It could also make the drug less popular, because humans tend to favor drugs that cause large
POISINDEX, a major source for poison control centers, says a 50 lb (23 kg) child would have to eat 500 bracts (poinsettia ... "Complete Poinsettia information from Drugs.com". Drugs.com. Retrieved November 29, 2008. Krenzelok EP, Jacobsen TD, Aronis JM ( ... and furthermore that a strong majority of poinsettia exposures are accidental, involve children, and usually do not result in ... An American Journal of Emergency Medicine study of 22,793 cases reported to the American Association of Poison Control Centers ...
Muškatovec - Wikipedija, prosta enciklopedija
... report on a fatal case and a series of cases recorded by a poison information centre". Forensic Science International 118 (1): ... Herb and drug safety chart Herb and drug safety chart from BabyCentre UK ... "Low Cost, High Risk: Accidental Nutmeg Intoxication" (pdf). Emergency Medicine Journal 22 (3): 223-225. PMC 1726685. PMID ... 11,0 11,1 11,2 11,3 Shafer, Jack (2010-12-14) Stupid drug story of the week: The nutmeg scare, Slate.com ...
History of lysergic acid diethylamide
a b c d e f g Novak J., Steven:"LSD before Leary: Sidney Cohen's Critique of 1950s Psychedelic Drug Research", Isis, Vol. 88, ... Subjects who took the full dose experienced reductions in anxiety averaging 20 per cent while those given the low dose reported ... His original intent was to commemorate Hofmann's original, accidental exposure on April 16, but that date fell midweek and was ... and that the LSD had poisoned him. When the house doctor arrived, however, he could detect no physical abnormalities, save for ...
List of Dragon Ball GT episodes
Giru, who is unaffected by the poison due to being a robot, goes underwater and pulls them to an uninfected part of the lake. ... The dragon grants this accidental wish, and Goku becomes a child. After Pilaf leaves, King Kai tells Goku that the only way he ... The brothers tricked them into a rocky planet, whose center is a maze of caves. They escape, and return to their home planet, ... After they catch the robot, they see their spaceship being dragged away. ...
藥物過量 - 维基百科，自由的百科全书
Ten Tips to Prevent an Accidental Overdose. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 2011-05-04 [2011-07-04] （英语）.. ... Antidotes to Common Poisons. University of Illinois at Chicago. [2011-07-06]. （原始内容存档于2007-04-10） （英语）.. ... BioMed Center. 2007 [2011-04-19] （英语）.. *^ 藥物濫用 (PDF). NHS choices. [2011-04-21].. ... Drug Overdose. eMedicalHealth. [2011-07-20] （英语）.. *^ Drug Overdose. Better Health Channel. [2011-07-21]. （原始内容存
... hypoxic cell radiosensitizer drugs such as misonidazole and metronidazole, and hypoxic cytotoxins (tissue poisons), such as ... Also, the IMRT technology has only been used commercially since the late 1990s even at the most advanced cancer centers, so ... There are rigorous procedures in place to minimise the risk of accidental overexposure of radiation therapy to patients. ... Examples of radiosensitizing drugs include: Cisplatin, Nimorazole, and Cetuximab. The effect of radiotherapy on control of ...
... much there exists in some countries for drug and dietary supplement reporting). According to a 2015 report from the Center ... Despite all these precautions, people with serious allergies are aware that accidental exposure can easily occur at other ... A food intolerance and food poisoning are separate conditions, not due to an immune response. ... "U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Retrieved 8 September 2019.. *^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Common food allergens". Health ...
List of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul characters
Mexican drug cartel. Eladio Vuente. Don Eladio Vuente (played by Steven Bauer) is the head of a drug cartel in ... "Breaking Bad at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Film Society of Lincoln Center: YouTube. Retrieved August 28, 2013.. ... Jesse fears Brock was poisoned by a ricin cigarette Jesse was carrying. Walt tries to convince Jesse that Gus poisoned Brock. ... claiming his broken neck resulted from an accidental fall, and that because he fears for the safety of his family, he will ...
Nuclear and radiation accidents and incidents
"Investigation of an accidental Exposure of radiotherapy patients in Panama - International Atomic Energy Agency" (PDF). Pub- ... 1994). "Research Report #20". Center for Environmental & Risk Management. United Kingdom: University of East Anglia.. CS1 maint ... In 2014, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a report stating that radionuclides, traced from the ... "Radiation Exposure and Contamination - Injuries; Poisoning - Merck Manuals Professional Edition". Merck Manuals Professional ...
"Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 14 April 2014.. *^ Eaton, Bryan T.; Broder, Christopher C.; Middleton, Deborah; ... The second and third digits go along the wing tip, allowing the wing to be pulled forward against aerodynamic drag, without ... They are also susceptible to blood urea poisoning if they do not receive enough fluid. ... accidental encounters, and the scavenging of bat carcasses, compound the risk of zoonotic transmission. Bats are ...
Carbon monoxide poisoning. Main article: Carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide competes with oxygen for binding ... Accidental death has occurred in cases where concentrations of nitrogen in controlled atmospheres, or methane in mines, has not ... as well as certain drugs and other chemicals. ... Diving Diseases Research Centre (DDRC). *Diving Medical ... This may occur in cyanide poisoning. Physiological compensation. Acute. If oxygen delivery to cells is ...
Fink MP, Warren HS (October 2014). "Strategies to improve drug development for sepsis". Nature Reviews Drug Discovery. 13 (10 ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 22 May 2014. Archived from the original on 4 December 2014. Retrieved 28 ... The terms "septicemia", also spelled "septicaemia", and "blood poisoning" referred to the microorganisms or their toxins in the ... members of the microbiome may not always be an accidental side effect of the deteriorating host immune system. Rather it is ...
"American Association of Poison Control Centers.. *^ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Environmental Public ... The technology was first given "generally recognized as safe" (GRAS) status by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in ... "every year more than 500 Americans die from accidental exposure to carbon monoxide and thousands more across the U.S. require ... The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) reported 15,769 cases of carbon monoxide poisoning resulting in 39 ...
Sudden Sniffer's Death Syndrome article at Carolinas Poison Center (dead link). *Calculation of vapor pressure, liquid density ... Accidental splashing into the eyes has caused irritation. Prolonged dermal exposure can result in the development of sores ... Most criminal cases involving chloroform also involve another drug being co-administered, such as alcohol or diazepam, or the ... "National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine.. *^ a b c d e f Rossberg, M.; et al., " ...
Fictional world of The Hunger Games
"Nightlock" is likely a portmanteau of the names of the real plants nightshade and hemlock, both of which are deadly poisons. It ... In Mockingjay, District 13 is the center of the new rebellion. It is led by President Alma Coin, who aspires to succeed Snow as ... The mockingjay is a source of embarrassment to the Capitol because of its accidental creation, and because of this, has become ... a psychoactive drug similar to that of morphine. During training, they often go to the camouflage station and paint. The male ...
Syrup of ipecac
Moreover, accidental overdose of ipecac can result when administered in the home. When dealing with poisoning cases in the ... American Academy of Clinical Toxicology; European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists (2004), "Position ... Syrup of ipecac (/ˈɪpɪkæk/), commonly referred to as ipecac, is a drug that was once widely used as an expectorant (in low ... for use in cases of accidental poisoning. Current guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, however, strongly ...
"Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL). Retrieved 16 May 2019.. *^ Plastic & Climate: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic ... Plastic pollution has the potential to poison animals, which can then adversely affect human food supplies. Plastic ... Agencies such as the US Environmental Protection Agency and US Food and Drug Administration often do not assess the safety of ... Knowledge of the routes that plastic follows in ocean currents comes from accidental container drops from ship carriers. For ...
"Center for Disease Control. Retrieved 11 February 2018.. *^ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2001). "Recommendations ... The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted ozone as being safe; and it is applied as an anti-microbiological agent for ... Low-mineral water has been implicated in specific cases of lead poisoning in infants, when lead from pipes leached at ... this physical infrastructure must be made from appropriate materials and constructed so that accidental contamination does not ...
Stinging plant, plants with hairs that inject poisons. References. *^ James WD, Berger TG, Elston DM, eds. (2006). ... Hørsholm: Center for Skov, Landskab og Planlægning/Københavns Universitet. ISBN 87-7903-209-5. . Retrieved September 1, 2018.. ... "FDA announces new requirements for over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreen products marketed in the U.S." U.S. Food and Drug ... Kaddu S, Kerl H, Wolf P (2001). "Accidental bullous phototoxic reactions to bergamot aromatherapy oil". J Am Acad Dermatol. 45 ...
Ravina E (2011). The Evolution of Drug Discovery: From Traditional Medicines to Modern Drugs. John Wiley & Sons. p. 148. ISBN ... "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Archived from the original on 26 July 2008. Retrieved 7 July 2008.. ... Warfarin first came into commercial use in 1948 as a rat poison. In 1954 it was approved for medical use in the United ... Risk of bleeding is increased if the INR is out of range (due to accidental or deliberate overdose or due to interactions). ...
FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Data Standards Manual: Route of Administration ... This reduces the risk of accidental needle sticks and exposure to other people. ... Many species of animals, and some stinging plants, have developed poison-injecting devices for self-defence or catching prey, ... Psychiatric Drugs Explained: Page 19.. *^ Usichenko, TI; Pavlovic D; Foellner S; Wendt M. (2004). "Reducing venipuncture pain ...
Inert gas asphyxiation
Accidental deaths and injury. Accidental nitrogen asphyxiation is a possible hazard where large quantities of nitrogen ... With [prolonged or acute hypoxia] there may be convulsions and eventual failure of the respiratory center.. CS1 maint: BOT: ... or the side effects of poisoning. In scuba diving rebreather accidents, there is often little sensation, however, a slow ... due to the difficulty in procuring lethal injection drugs, nitrogen gas would be its primary method of carrying out executions. ...
... drugs, and poisons; treating mental disorders and substance misuse; careful media reporting about suicide; and improving ... "Centre for Suicide Prevention. InfoExchange (3): 4. Archived from the original on 6 May 2012. Retrieved 15 May 2013.. ... and in young males is second only to accidental death. In young males in the developed world, it is the cause of nearly 30 ... and self-poisoning in females (31%). Together, hanging and poisoning constituted about 42% of U.S. suicides (as of 2017[ ...
... such as the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, Florida, the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in ... Long-lining has been identified as a major cause of accidental sea turtle death. There is also black-market demand for ... The barnacles add extra weight and drag to the sea turtle, increasing the energy it needs for swimming and affecting its ... Oil can poison the sea turtles upon entering their digestive system. ...
July 11, 2005: A gas explosion kills 19 and injuries 17 people at a shopping centre in the northern Russian town of Ukhta. ... The Ixtoc I exploratory oil well suffered a blowout resulting in the third largest oil spill and the second largest accidental ... Underground mining hazards include suffocation, gas poisoning, roof collapse and gas explosions. Open cut mining hazards are ... and exploded after thieves from the Los Zetas drug cartel attempted to siphon off the oil. The gas explosion and resulting ...
Drug-induced. Many drugs can cause mouth ulcers as a side effect. Common examples are alendronate (a bisphosphonate, ... Tearing (and subsequent ulceration) of the upper labial frenum may be a sign of child abuse (non-accidental injury). ... Diagramatic representation of mucosal erosion (left), excoriation (center), and ulceration (right). An ulcer (/ˈʌlsər/; from ... An antifungal drug may be used to prevent oral candidiasis developing in those who use prolonged steroids. People with mouth ...
Education and training in water safety is intended to help prevent and raise awareness of accidental drownings and other water ... Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. *European Agency for Safety and Health at Work ... Effects of drugs on fitness to dive. *Fitness to dive. *Psychological fitness to dive ... Lead poisoning. *Mesothelioma. *Metal fume fever. *Mule spinners' cancer. *Noise-induced hearing loss ...
"Food and Drug Administration. Retrieved 2008-03-09.. *^ Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases (2007-10-26). "Thimerosal ... Cases have been reported of severe mercury poisoning by accidental exposure or attempted suicide, with some fatalities. ... "Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 2008-06-03. Retrieved 2008-07-25.. ... "Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 2007-06-07. Retrieved 2008-07-22.. ...
... has the potential to poison animals, which can then adversely affect human food supplies. Plastic ... Agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration often do not assess the safety of new ... The two common forms of waste collection include curbside collection and the use of drop-off recycling centers. About 87 ... Knowledge of the routes that plastic follows in ocean currents comes from accidental container drops from ship carriers. For ...
List of Star Trek characters (G-M)
Later poisoned by Duras and succeeded by Gowron. In his time, K'mpec served as leader of the Klingon Empire longer than anyone ... Doctor at the Bajoran Center for Science, who was assigned to study the Changeling who would become known as Odo. As such, ... She described him as an "idealistic old man" and a "devoted citizen who only tried to speak his mind". The Tal Shiar dragged ... Leonard McCoy, during a temporary bout of insanity brought on by an accidental injection of cordrazine, escaped into Earth's ...
2008 Chinese milk scandal
... milk poisoned thousands of infants with melamine, it also poisons the society at large with fear". Lawyer Bill Marler, ... "Centre for Food Safety, HK Government. Archived from the original on 24 October 2008. Retrieved 2 April 2010.. ... United States Food and Drug Administration. In the United States of America, which was otherwise unaffected by the scares ... "accidental", directly contradicting the WHO observations. Chinese trade representatives criticised countries which have ...
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. p. 95. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2012-02-02. Retrieved 2012-06-18.. ... In some, murder committed by acts such as strangulation, poisoning, or lying in wait are also treated as first-degree murder.[ ... Accidental killings are considered homicides. Depending on the circumstances, these may or may not be considered criminal ... Atlas of United States Mortality - U.S. Centers for Disease Control. *Cezanne's depiction of "The Murder" - National Museums ...
National Poisons Information Service - Wikipedia
Roy Goulding Scottish Poisons Information Bureau Regional Drug and Therapeutics Centre Poisons Information Centre - Ireland ... 4,000 to 5,000 people each year were lethally poisoned, with 6,085 in 1962; however, many of the deaths were (non-accidental) ... By the late 1960s, recreational drugs were presenting a widespread danger. Other centres were soon set up in Edinburgh, Belfast ... It is a member of the European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists. NPIS Birmingham Unit (West Midlands ...
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A Case Report of Accidental Intoxication following Ingestion of Foxglove Confused with Borage: High Digoxinemia without Major...
The Poison Control Centre of Niguarda Hospital (Milan, Italy) was consulted, and a sample consisting of two fresh leaves was ... poisoning, whose active principles are used as drugs (i.e., digitoxin or digoxin), laboratory data should be interpreted ... The Poison Control Centre was contacted, and appropriate procedures were suggested for the case and support of the patient. ... Samples were deposited at the Poison Centre of Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy. The leaves were subjected to macro and ...
Accidental poisonings: Poison control centers or hospital • Alcoholic beverages: Department of Treasurys Bureau of Alcohol, ... Center for Environmental HealthCurrently selected *Division of Food, Drug, and Cannabis Safety *Manufactured Cannabis Safety ... Center for Environmental Health. *. Division of Food, Drug, and Cannabis Safety. *. Division of Radiation Safety and ... Center for Healthy Communities. *. California Tobacco Control. *. Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention. *. Chronic ...
Tea Tree Oil Uses, Benefits & Side Effects - Drugs.com Herbal Database
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Food and Drug Administration. Nail care products are a common cause of accidental poisoning in children.1 Such products ... Because only a fraction of all exposures are reported to poison centers, the true incidence of nail product poisoning is ... Poison prevention issues are discussed.. CASE REPORTS. Case 1. A 21-month-old boy unintentionally ingested an estimated 3 to 5 ... accounted for 28 565 exposures reported to regional poison centers in the United States in 1996 with 77% involving children ,6 ...
Prescription Drug Addiction and Accidental Poisoning - Health Tips | Uniprix
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 2013 Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey (OSDUHS). ... But taking prescription drugs for non-medical reasons can have dangerous consequences, ranging from poisoning and addiction to ... Teens are under the false impression that prescription drugs are somehow safer than illegal street drugs, since they are sold ... Some prescription drugs are more likely to be abused by teens. Parents should be keeping a watchful eye on painkillers, ...
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Cough Syrup DM - Uses, Side Effects, Interactions - MedBroadcast.com
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Prescription Drug Deaths Increase Dramatically - Scientific American
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- Although enamels and polishes are relatively innocuous, the ingestion of enamel and polish removers may result in acetone intoxication 3 and the ingestion of artificial nail glue removers (ie, glue solvents) containing acetonitrile and nitroethane may cause cyanide poisoning 4-8 and methemoglobinemia, 9 respectively. (aappublications.org)
- In case of an accidental ingestion, contact a Poison Control Center immediately. (drugs.com)
- In case of accidental ingestion seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately. (ewg.org)
- Calls range from accidental and intentional ingestion of poisonous substances and medications to adverse drug effects, occupational exposures, envenomations, and biochemical disasters. (sc.edu)
- Accidental ingestion of medications prescribed for another individual is a leading source of poisonings in American households. (wikipedia.org)
- The term drug overdose (or simply overdose or OD ) describes the ingestion or application of a drug or other substance in quantities greater than are recommended or generally practiced. (wikipedia.org)
- Accidental overdoses may also be the result of over-prescription, failure to recognize a drug's active ingredient, or unwitting ingestion by children. (wikipedia.org)
- Using data collected by the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, which gathers hospital patient information for about 8 million people every year, Coben and his colleagues were able to assess what drugs were implicated in the majority of poisonings-and in many cases whether the poisonings were intentional or not. (scientificamerican.com)
- But regardless of whether the incidents are listed as unintentional or intentional, they are rarely true mistakes, noted Leonard Paulozzi, a medical epidemiologist with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in congressional testimony in 2007. (scientificamerican.com)
- Accidental and intentional poisoning from both licit and illicit substances remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide [ 3-7 ]. (uptodate.com)
- Intentional misuse leading to overdose can include using prescribed or unprescribed drugs in excessive quantities in an attempt to produce euphoria . (wikipedia.org)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (cdc.gov)
- The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is also reporting a rise in accidental poisoning from prescription drug abuse in people between the ages of 25 and 65. (trustedchoice.com)
- According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading cause of accidental deaths for people under 25 is motor vehicle accidents, which often involve young drivers texting or talking on hands-free devices. (trustedchoice.com)
- After illegal and prescription drugs, carbon monoxide is the leading agent of accidental poisoning deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control. (wbur.org)
Risk for accidental2
- The easiest way to lookup drug information, identify pills, check interactions and set up your own personal medication records. (drugs.com)
- Wondering about possible interactions between drugs and food or alcohol? (uniprix.com)
- No known drug interactions. (wegmans.com)
- See also How To Use section.Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. (medicinenet.com)
- Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. (medhelp.org)
- The term 'overdose' is often misused as a descriptor for adverse drug reactions or negative drug interactions due to mixing multiple drugs simultaneously . (wikipedia.org)
- Negative drug-drug interactions have sometimes been misdiagnosed as an acute drug overdose, occasionally leading to the assumption of suicide . (wikipedia.org)
- Store at room temperature or in a cool place but not over 80 degrees F.* Interactions Drug Interaction Precaution:Do not use this product if you are presently taking a prescription drug for high blood pressure or depression, without first consulting your doctor. (canadapharmacy.com)
- Given that no two people are alike, if you are taking any medications you should be aware that potential drug-nutrient interactions may occur and are encouraged to consult a healthcare professional before using this product. (naturemade.com)
- Consult appropriate references for additional specific vitamin-drug interactions. (bioportfolio.com)
Case of an accidental1
Local poison contro2
- In cases of poisoning, it is always best to contact a local poison control center, local hospital emergency room, or the family doctor for instructions before using syrup of ipecac. (encyclopedia.com)
- When poisoning is suspected the local poison control center should be contacted for instructions. (encyclopedia.com)
- Teens and others have different attitudes in using these drugs,' often presuming the prescription substances are safer and less addictive than illegal drugs such as cocaine or heroin, says Jeffrey Coben , a professor of emergency and community medicine at the West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown and lead author of the new study. (scientificamerican.com)
- The team selected opioids, sedatives and tranquilizers as the focus of the analysis because these substances are 'contributing the majority of prescription drug overdose deaths,' Coben says. (scientificamerican.com)
- Poisonings, from prescription drugs and other substances, are classified in medical records as injurious or accidental deaths. (scientificamerican.com)
- ICD-9 code E865.5 for Accidental poisoning from mushrooms and other fungi is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -ACCIDENTAL POISONING BY OTHER SOLID AND LIQUID SUBSTANCES, GASES, AND VAPORS (E860-E869). (aapc.com)
- If your child is allergic to any drugs like this one or any other drugs, foods, or other substances. (mskcc.org)
- Pesticides (34.8%), irritant/corrosive substances (27.7%) and volatile hydrocarbons (8.3%) were the most common classes of non-drug chemical exposures. (scielo.org.za)
- Using 2016 and 2017 NEDS data, six drug overdose indicators were classified using International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) discharge diagnosis codes: 1) all-drugs, 2) all opioids, 3) nonheroin opioids, 4) heroin, 5) benzodiazepines, and 6) cocaine. (cdc.gov)
- In patients with underlying liver diseases, however, the diagnosis of drug- or toxin-induced hepatitis remains challenging as it is difficult to distinguish between the natural course of the existing liver disease and additional damage resulting from exposure to drugs or toxins. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- Eighty five per cent of notifying paediatricians considered the probability of their diagnosis as virtually certain before a case conference was convened. (bmj.com)
- Nonoccupational exposure to talc dust causes of death (including external causes) and industry and has been associated with use of cosmetic talcum powder ( 4 ) occupation of decedents is essential for identifying silicosis and, importantly, with illicit intravenous or inhalation admin- deaths associated with occupational exposures and reducing istration of talc-containing legal or illegal drugs, including misclassification of silicosis mortality. (cdc.gov)
- Exposure of infants and children to drugs leads to rapid and very severe side effects due to the fact that their undeveloped livers cannot process the toxins which reach the brain quickly. (ynetnews.com)
- In the United States, the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) reported over 2.1 million human exposure calls in 2014. (uptodate.com)
- Utah saw an average of 36 reported cases of accidental exposure each year from 2009 to 2011. (kcpw.org)
- Signs and symptoms of an overdose vary depending on the drug or exposure to toxins. (wikipedia.org)
- Epidemiology of Munchausen syndrome by proxy, non-accidental poisoning, and non-accidental suffocation. (bmj.com)
- A two year prospective study was performed to determine the epidemiology of Munchausen syndrome by proxy, non-accidental poisoning, and non-accidental suffocation in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. (bmj.com)
Regional poison contro1
- In 2017, U.S. drug overdose deaths increased 9.6% from 2016. (cdc.gov)
- From 2016 to 2017, the nonfatal overdose ED visits rates for all drugs, all opioids, nonheroin opioids, heroin, and cocaine increased significantly, whereas those for benzodiazepines decreased significantly. (cdc.gov)
- From 2016 to 2017, the nonfatal overdose rates for all drug types increased significantly except for those involving benzodiazepines. (cdc.gov)
- Leading causes of death were derived from 2016 statewide mortality data using categories from the National Center for Health Statistics . (kidsdata.org)
- Usage of illicit drugs of unexpected purity, in large quantities, or after a period of drug abstinence can also induce overdose. (wikipedia.org)
- Non-medical use and diversion are complex behaviours, and may occur among different groups of consumers, including patients with chronic non-malignant pain, patients with cancer pain and illicit drug users. (mja.com.au)
- however, no deaths have been reported to the American Association of Poison Control Centers through 2006. (drugs.com)
- Contact your doctor or a local poison control centre immediately. (medbroadcast.com)
- Control Center right away. (nih.gov)
- Keep out of reach of children: If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (nih.gov)
- If overdose does occur, get medical help right away or call a poison control center. (medicinenet.com)
- If overdose does occur, seek immediate medical attention or call a poison control center. (medicinenet.com)
- You should contact your doctor or poison-control center immediately if you suspect an overdose. (everydayhealth.com)
- You can reach a poison-control center at (800) 222-1222. (everydayhealth.com)
- It first earned accreditation as a Regional Poison Center by the American Association of Poison Control Centers in 2006 and is one of only 55 centers in the nation that have met the requirements for the designation. (sc.edu)
- If your child is exposed to the drug contact the Utah Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222. (kcpw.org)
- If this drug is taken by accident, call a doctor or poison control center right away. (mskcc.org)
- In the United States, Auryxia was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on September 5, 2014, for the control of serum phosphorous levels patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on dialysis. (cnbc.com)
- Pesticides used in agriculture (glyphosate and organophosphorus insecticides) are extremely toxic, but 87% of around 120,000 annual poisoning cases in the UK take place in the home. (wikipedia.org)
- Emergency treatment recommendations for poisoning and toxic exposures. (ohsu.edu)
- This prevents the toxic drug or chemical from spreading throughout the body. (encyclopedia.com)
- Higher doses may not be more effective, and you are more likely to get constipation from the drug than younger people. (everydayhealth.com)
- For severe poisoning, several doses of activated charcoal may be needed. (encyclopedia.com)
- High doses of folic acid may result in decreased serum levels of the anticonvulsant drugs. (bioportfolio.com)
- 24.5 percent of these patients presenting with drug poisoning required hospital admission, compared with 12.7 percent for non-poisoning related presentations [ 8 ]. (uptodate.com)
- Poisoning data can be derived from sources such as hospital admission records and poison information centre (PIC) records. (scielo.org.za)
Children accidentally overdose on drugs2
- While young children accidentally overdose on drugs they find in the family medicine cabinet, one in eight adolescents takes prescription drugs to get high. (uniprix.com)
- It is estimated that one million children accidentally overdose on drugs mistaken as candies or eat, drink, or inhale poisonous household products each year. (encyclopedia.com)
- $7 A recent USC study found that for every dollar spent on the Palmetto Poison Center, more than $7 was saved in unnecessary healthcare costs, including emergency room and physician visits, ambulance services and unnecessary medical treatments. (sc.edu)
- If you're taking prescription drugs‚ you should consult with your physician prior to using this supplement. (pureformulas.com)
- However, pure compounds, digitoxin and digoxin, are currently used as drug in patients with congestive heart failure. (hindawi.com)
- The aim of the present study was to investigate the hepatotoxic effects of accidental intravenous diethylene glycol (DEG) poisoning in patients with liver disease. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- Twelve of the 15 poisoned patients (80 %) died within seven days. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- Health care organizations dispose of drugs on a larger scale for a range of reasons, including having leftover drugs after treating patients and discarding of expired drugs. (wikipedia.org)
- The general approach and initial management of patients with suspected or confirmed poisoning will be reviewed here. (uptodate.com)
- Patients aged 35 to 54 years accounted for the highest number of poisonings, but patients between the ages of 18 and 20 had the highest rate. (uptodate.com)
- In 2004 the American College of Toxicology updated a 1997 position paper on the use of syrup of ipecac to treat poisoning with the following statement: "There is no evidence from clinical studies that ipecac improves the outcome of poisoned patients and its routine administration in the emergency department should be abandoned. (encyclopedia.com)
Exposures to poisonous1
- These include continued growth in the U.S. dialysis market, acceptance and assignment of a target review date for the supplemental new drug application submitted in January to the U.S. FDA to expand the indication of Auryxia for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in adults with non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease, and the subsequent approval and launch in late 2017. (cnbc.com)
- In January 2017, the company submitted a supplemental new drug application seeking label expansion for Auryxia to include the treatment of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in adults with non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease (NDD-CKD). (cnbc.com)
- We are a 24 hour regional poison emergency information and resource center. (ohsu.edu)
- The center is an experiential site for fourth year pharmacy students, in addition to being involved in educational training of emergency medicine physicians and pediatricians. (sc.edu)
- Albert M, McCaig LF, Uddin S. Emergency department visits for drug poisoning: United States, 2008-2011. (uptodate.com)
- More recently, however, doctors are discouraging the use of ipecac in emergency treatment of poisoning. (encyclopedia.com)
- Teens are under the false impression that prescription drugs are somehow safer than illegal street drugs, since they are sold on the mainstream market. (uniprix.com)
- But taking prescription drugs for non-medical reasons can have dangerous consequences, ranging from poisoning and addiction to overdose and death. (uniprix.com)
- Some prescription drugs are more likely to be abused by teens. (uniprix.com)
- These categories of prescription drugs can kill and injure people by suppressing breathing, depriving the body of oxygen. (scientificamerican.com)
- These deaths are largely due to the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs. (scientificamerican.com)
- Death by medicine is a 21st-century epidemic, and America's "war on drugs" is clearly directed at the wrong enemy when you consider that prescription drugs are now killing far more people than illegal drugs. (mercola.com)
- In fact, prescription drugs are now the preferred "high" for many, especially teens, as they are typically used legally, which eliminates the stigma of being a "junkie. (mercola.com)
- WARNING: FemTeen Symmetry contains Vitamin K, which interferes with the prescription drugs Coumadin and Warfarin. (bayho.com)
- If taking prescription drugs, consult your healthcare professional prior to use. (bayho.com)
- Consumers, health professionals, and Food and Drug Branch-regulated companies can have a positive impact on public health by reporting any problem associated with foods, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics and certain other consumer products. (ca.gov)
- The California Department of Public Health, Food & Drug Branch (FDB) is responsible for ensuring that these products are safe and not adulterated, misbranded or falsely advertised and that drugs and medical devices are safe and effective for their intended use. (ca.gov)
- Reduce your error rate for medical coding and billing.The post 10 Ways to Improve Medical Coding and Billing Accuracy appeared first on AAPC Knowledge Center. (aapc.com)
- Avoiding drugs and the conventional medical system is a good idea if you want to live a long and healthy life. (mercola.com)
- Medical authorities advise that consumers not store any drug that they would not have a reason at present to possess. (wikipedia.org)
- Medical authorities recommend against disposing of drugs by passing them on to other consumers. (wikipedia.org)
- That same month at the UMass Medical School, where I am a pediatric specialist, we treated a toddler who suddenly became limp and unresponsive while riding in her car's back seat-she too had been poisoned with carbon monoxide from a malfunctioning, blocked tail pipe. (wbur.org)
- This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. (canadapharmacy.com)
- and Steven Fishbane, MD, Division Chief, Kidney Disease and Hypertension at North Shore University Hospital/Long Island Jewish Medical Center. (cnbc.com)
- A cocktail of drugs, including cocaine, was found in the blood of an infant son of a well-known Israeli businessman, after the baby was admitted to hospital with muscle weakness on Friday. (ynetnews.com)
- Cocaine users who inject intravenously can easily overdose accidentally, as the margin between a pleasurable drug sensation and an overdose is small. (wikipedia.org)
- Just in time for new COVID19 vaccine administration and treatment codes.The post Medicare Finalizes COVID19 Vaccine Payment Amounts appeared first on AAPC Knowledge Center. (aapc.com)
- Yet during this time, the poison enters the bloodstream, attacks red blood cells, and prevents them from carrying oxygen. (wbur.org)
- If your child takes other drugs, check with the doctor to see if you need to give them at some other time than this drug. (mskcc.org)
- Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body. (canadapharmacy.com)
- The TOXBASE database contains information on approximately 17,000 products, together with generic advice on the management of poisoning. (wikipedia.org)
- Statements made, or products sold through this website, have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. (vitasprings.com)
- Some of them came not only with a psychedelic hit, but with the potential for damaging side effects, according to researchers at the National Center for Natural Products Research at the University of Mississippi, who worked with us to analyze the samples. (pcworld.com)
- The products and the claims made about specific products on or through this site have not been evaluated by United States Food and Drug Administration and are not approved to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. (bayho.com)