Substances or materials used in the course of housekeeping or personal routine.
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Generally speaking, it is the alkaline substance obtained from wood ashes by percolation. Preparations of lye can be solutions of either potassium or sodium hydroxide. The term lye, is also used to refer to the household product which is a mixture of sodium hydroxide and sodium carbonate.
'Chemical burns' is a medical term that refers to injuries resulting from skin or eye contact with harmful substances, such as acids, alkalis, or irritants, which can cause damage ranging from mild irritation to severe necrosis and scarring.
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Farm worker illness following exposure to carbofuran and other pesticides--Fresno County California, 1998. (1/920)

In California, suspected pesticide-related illnesses and suspected work-related illnesses and injuries are reportable conditions. On July 31, 1998, the Occupational Health Branch of the California Department of Health Services (CDHS) received a report from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) of a pesticide exposure incident in Fresno County involving 34 farm workers. CDHS investigated this incident by reviewing medical records of the 34 workers and interviewing 29. The findings indicated that the workers became ill after early reentry into a cotton field that had been sprayed with a cholinesterase-inhibiting carbamate pesticides  (+info)

Adverse events associated with ingestion of gamma-butyrolactone--Minnesota, New Mexico, and Texas, 1998-1999. (2/920)

Products containing gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) are marketed for many claimed purposes, including to induce sleep, release growth hormone, enhance sexual activity and athletic performance, relieve depression, and prolong life. GBL is converted by the body into gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB), a drug banned outside of clinical trials approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Recognized manifestations of GHB toxicity include bradycardia, hypothermia, central nervous system depression, and uncontrolled movements. This report describes seven cases of GBL toxicity involving the product "Revivarant," which is labeled as containing 1.82 g of GBL per fluid ounce, reported from two hospital emergency departments (EDs) in Minnesota during October-December 1998 and summarizes an additional 34 cases of GBL toxicity reported to poison centers in New Mexico and Texas during October 1998-January 1999.  (+info)

Fomepizole for the treatment of ethylene glycol poisoning. Methylpyrazole for Toxic Alcohols Study Group. (3/920)

BACKGROUND: Ethylene glycol poisoning causes metabolic acidosis and renal failure and may cause death. The standard treatment is inhibition of alcohol dehydrogenase with ethanol, given in intoxicating doses, and adjunctive hemodialysis. We studied the efficacy of fomepizole, a new inhibitor of alcohol dehydrogenase, in the treatment of ethylene glycol poisoning. METHODS: We administered intravenous fomepizole to 19 patients with ethylene glycol poisoning (plasma ethylene glycol concentration, > or =20 mg per deciliter [3.2 mmol per liter]). Patients who met specific criteria also underwent hemodialysis. Treatment was continued until plasma ethylene glycol concentrations were less than 20 mg per deciliter. Acid-base status, renal function, the kinetics of fomepizole, and ethylene glycol metabolism were assessed at predetermined intervals. RESULTS: Fifteen of the patients initially had acidosis (mean serum bicarbonate concentration, 12.9 mmol per liter). Acid-base status tended to normalize within hours after the initiation of treatment with fomepizole. One patient with extreme acidosis died. In nine patients, renal function decreased during therapy; at enrollment, all nine had high serum creatinine concentrations and markedly elevated plasma glycolate concentrations (> or =97.7 mg per deciliter [12.9 mmol per liter]). None of the 10 patients with normal serum creatinine concentrations at enrollment had renal injury during treatment; all 10 had plasma glycolate concentrations at or below 76.8 mg per deciliter (10.1 mmol per liter). Renal injury was independent of the initial plasma ethylene glycol concentration. The plasma concentration of glycolate and the urinary excretion of oxalate, the major metabolites of ethylene glycol, uniformly fell after the initiation of fomepizole therapy. Few adverse effects were attributable to fomepizole. CONCLUSIONS: In patients with ethylene glycol poisoning, fomepizole administered early in the course of intoxication prevents renal injury by inhibiting the formation of toxic metabolites.  (+info)

Evaluation of the quality of an injury surveillance system. (4/920)

The sensitivity, positive predictive value, and representativeness of the Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program (CHIRPP) were assessed. Sensitivity was estimated at four centers in June through August 1992, by matching independently identified injuries with those in the CHIRPP database. The positive predictive value was determined by reviewing all "injuries" in the database (at Montreal Children's Hospital) that could not be matched. Representativeness was assessed by comparing missed with captured injuries (at Montreal Children's Hospital) on demographic, social, and clinical factors. Sensitivity ranged from 30% to 91%, and the positive predictive value was 99.9% (i.e., the frequency of false-positive capture was negligible). The representativeness study compared 277 missed injuries with 2,746 captured injuries. The groups were similar on age, sex, socioeconomic status, delay before presentation, month, and day of presentation. Injuries resulting in admissions, poisonings, and those presenting overnight were, however, more likely to be missed. The adjusted odds ratio of being missed by CHIRPP for admitted injuries (compared with those treated and released) was 13.07 (95% confidence interval 7.82-21.82); for poisonings (compared with all other injuries), it was 9.91 (95% confidence interval 5.39-18.20); and for injuries presenting overnight (compared with those presenting during the day or evening), it was 4.11 (95% confidence interval 3.11-5.44). These injuries were probably missed because of inadequate education of participants in the system. The authors conclude that CHIRPP data are of relatively high quality and may be used, with caution, for research and public health policy.  (+info)

Drug problems dealt with by 62 London casualty departments. A preliminary report. (5/920)

A study of the whole spectrum of drug incidents dealt with in one month by 62 casualty departments in the Greater London area was carried out in the summer of 1975. Apart from demonstrating the large number of such incidents, this preliminary report presents an analysis of the drugs responsible for these episodes, basic demographic characteristics of the drug users, and an estimate of the contribution of drug dependence.  (+info)

Health impacts of domestic coal use in China. (6/920)

Domestic coal combustion has had profound adverse effects on the health of millions of people worldwide. In China alone several hundred million people commonly burn raw coal in unvented stoves that permeate their homes with high levels of toxic metals and organic compounds. At least 3,000 people in Guizhou Province in southwest China are suffering from severe arsenic poisoning. The primary source of the arsenic appears to be consumption of chili peppers dried over fires fueled with high-arsenic coal. Coal samples in the region were found to contain up to 35,000 ppm arsenic. Chili peppers dried over high-arsenic coal fires adsorb 500 ppm arsenic on average. More than 10 million people in Guizhou Province and surrounding areas suffer from dental and skeletal fluorosis. The excess fluorine is caused by eating corn dried over burning briquettes made from high-fluorine coals and high-fluorine clay binders. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons formed during coal combustion are believed to cause or contribute to the high incidence of esophageal and lung cancers in parts of China. Domestic coal combustion also has caused selenium poisoning and possibly mercury poisoning. Better knowledge of coal quality parameters may help to reduce some of these health problems. For example, information on concentrations and distributions of potentially toxic elements in coal may help delineate areas of a coal deposit to be avoided. Information on the modes of occurrence of these elements and the textural relations of the minerals and macerals in coal may help predict the behavior of the potentially toxic components during coal combustion.  (+info)

Gastric decontamination--a view for the millennium. (7/920)

The management of acute poisoning remains an important part of accident and emergency (A&E) care. Three gastric decontamination procedures have been widely used: gastric lavage, ipecac, and activated charcoal. Their role has recently been reviewed and position statements developed by working groups of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology and the European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists. These have important implications for A&E, as they indicate that activated charcoal is now the agent of choice for most poisons, but than in most situations it is probably only effective if given within an hour of overdose. Ipecac is effectively obsolete and gastric lavage has a narrow range of indications, principally for potentially serious amounts of agents not adsorbed by charcoal. Protocols for care of overdose patients should be modified accordingly.  (+info)

Screening procedure for detection of dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker metabolites in urine as part of a systematic toxicological analysis procedure for acidic compounds by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry after extractive methylation. (8/920)

A gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric (GC-MS) screening procedure was developed for the detection of dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker ("calcium antagonist") metabolites in urine as part of a systematic toxicological analysis procedure for acidic drugs and poisons after extractive methylation. The part of the phase-transfer catalyst remaining in the organic phase was removed by solid-phase extraction on a diol phase. The compounds were separated by capillary GC and identified by computerized MS in the full scan mode. Using mass chromatography with the ions m/z 139, 284, 297, 298, 310, 312, 313, 318, 324, and 332, the possible presence of calcium channel blocker metabolites could be indicated. The identity of positive signals in such mass chromatograms was confirmed by comparison of the peaks underlying full mass spectra with the reference spectra recorded during this study. This method allowed the detection of therapeutic concentrations of amlodipine, felodipine, isradipine, nifedipine, nilvadipine, nimodipine, nisoldipine, and nitrendipine in human urine samples. Because urine samples from patients treated with nicardipine were not available, the detection of nicardipine in rat urine was studied. The overall recovery ranged between 67 and 77% with a coefficient of variation of less than 10%, and the limit of detection was at least 10 ng/mL (signal-to-noise ratio = 3) in the full-scan mode.  (+info)

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Household Products" is not a term with a specific medical definition. Household products generally refer to items that are used in the home for cleaning, maintenance, and personal care. They can include things like cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, dish soap, personal care products (such as shampoo, toothpaste, and lotion), and other similar items. However, there is no medical context in which "household products" has a specific or technical meaning. If you have any concerns about the safety or health effects of a particular household product, I would recommend consulting with a healthcare professional or reaching out to the manufacturer for more information.

An encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference work containing articles on various topics, usually arranged in alphabetical order. In the context of medicine, a medical encyclopedia is a collection of articles that provide information about a wide range of medical topics, including diseases and conditions, treatments, tests, procedures, and anatomy and physiology. Medical encyclopedias may be published in print or electronic formats and are often used as a starting point for researching medical topics. They can provide reliable and accurate information on medical subjects, making them useful resources for healthcare professionals, students, and patients alike. Some well-known examples of medical encyclopedias include the Merck Manual and the Stedman's Medical Dictionary.

"Lye" is not a medical term, but rather a common name for sodium hydroxide (NaOH) or potassium hydroxide (KOH), which are strong alkalis used in industry. In a medical context, these substances might be referred to as caustic soda or caustic potash. They can cause severe burns and damage to tissue if they come into contact with the skin or eyes, and if ingested they can be harmful or fatal.

Chemical burns are a type of tissue injury that results from exposure to strong acids, bases, or other corrosive chemicals. These substances can cause damage by reacting chemically with the skin or other tissues, leading to destruction of cells and potentially serious harm. The severity of a chemical burn depends on several factors, including the type and concentration of the chemical, the duration of exposure, and the amount of body surface area affected.

Chemical burns can occur through direct contact with the skin or eyes, inhalation of toxic fumes, or ingestion of harmful substances. Symptoms may include redness, pain, blistering, swelling, and irritation at the site of contact. In severe cases, chemical burns can lead to scarring, disability, or even death.

Immediate medical attention is required for chemical burns, as they can continue to cause damage until the source of the injury is removed, and appropriate first aid measures are taken. Treatment typically involves thorough cleaning and irrigation of the affected area, followed by administration of pain medication and other supportive care as needed. In some cases, skin grafting or other surgical interventions may be required to promote healing and minimize scarring.

A poison is defined in the context of medicine as any substance that, when introduced into or absorbed by a living organism, causes injury, illness, or death. Poisons can be solids, liquids, or gases and can enter the body through various routes such as ingestion, inhalation, injection, or absorption through the skin. They work by disrupting normal physiological processes, damaging cells, or interfering with the functioning of enzymes or signaling molecules. Examples of poisons include heavy metals like lead and mercury, certain plants and mushrooms, some medications when taken in excessive amounts, and various chemicals found in household and industrial products.

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Toxicology is a branch of medical science that deals with the study of the adverse effects of chemicals or toxins on living organisms and the environment, including their detection, evaluation, prevention, and treatment. It involves understanding how various substances can cause harm, the doses at which they become toxic, and the factors that influence their toxicity. This field is crucial in areas such as public health, medicine, pharmacology, environmental science, and forensic investigations.

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... is intoxication caused by excessive levels of cobalt in the body. Cobalt is an essential element for health in ...
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Diarrheal shellfish poisoning (DSP) Neurotoxic shellfish poisoning (NSP) Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) Cyanotoxin ... Shellfish poisoning includes four syndromes that share some common features and are primarily associated with bivalve molluscs ... The syndromes are:[citation needed] Amnesic shellfish poisoning (ASP) ... Gonyaulax Silver, Mary Wilcox (2006), "Protecting Ourselves from Shellfish Poisoning", American Scientist, 94 (4): 316-325, doi ...
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Therefore, diagnosis of clinical poisoning should not necessarily be made solely on the basis of laboratory testing results ... Poisoning and drug overdose. 4th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2004:155-7. ... Signs and symptoms of acute digitalis (digoxin or digitoxin) poisoning by ingestion include primarily gastrointestinal effects ... Multiple determinants exist for digoxin poisoning and serum digoxin concentrations overlap between symptomatic and asymptomatic ...
In North America, this includes poison ivy, poison oak, and, much less frequently, poison sumac. ... 2020 Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers National Poison Data System (NPDS): 38th Annual ... encoded search term (Toxicodendron Poisoning) and Toxicodendron Poisoning What to Read Next on Medscape ... Toxicodendron Poisoning Medication. Updated: Jun 13, 2022 * Author: Steven L Stephanides, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Miller, ...
Lead poisoning from Ayurvedic medicines: rare but cautionary Peer-Reviewed Publication Canadian Medical Association Journal ... A recent systematic review of case reports on lead poisoning found traditional or herbal -medications to be a common cause. ... Lead poisoning from Ayurvedic medicines: rare but cautionary. Canadian Medical Association Journal ...
encoded search term (Chloropicrin Poisoning) and Chloropicrin Poisoning What to Read Next on Medscape ... Chloropicrin Poisoning. Updated: Mar 15, 2022 * Author: Kermit D Huebner, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Zygmunt F Dembek, PhD, MS, ... Honda H, Kawashima T, Kaku N, Kawasaki K. [A case of fatal chloropicrine poisoning induced by ingestion]. Chudoku Kenkyu. 2002 ...
Every certified poison center has a medical toxicologist or clinical toxicologist on call 24/7 to give advice to physicians and ... "Poisoning cases are complex, and the treatments work best when they are implemented quickly and assertively. A toxicologist can ... "Most critical poisonings are pretty uncommon, and each patient is different," Lavonas said. "Even in the emergency department ... "In that time, weve learned a lot about how to best use antidotes and other treatments to save the most critically poisoned ...
Scombroid occurs worldwide and is one of most common fish poisonings. Scombroid poisoning can occur from eating tuna, mackerel ... Shellfish Poisoning. There are several types of toxins in contaminated shellfish that can cause illness. Toxins may be in found ... Shellfish poisoning symptoms differ in severity and depend on the type of toxin in the shellfish. If youve recently eaten ... Scombroid (SKOM-broyd) poisoning is caused by eating fish that has not been properly refrigerated after being caught. ...
... Carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible, odorless, tasteless gas that is produced when a ... Early symptoms of CO poisoning include irritated eyes, headache, nausea, weakness, and dizziness. They often are confused with ...
Salmonella poisoning is food poisoning caused by eating or drinking food or water contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. It ... Treatment for salmonella poisoning. Salmonella poisoning usually gets better by itself in a few days. Your main goal should be ... What causes salmonella poisoning?. Salmonella bacteria live in the intestines of both humans and other animals and are shed in ... Salmonella poisoning usually does not have long-lasting effects. There is a small risk that you might be a long-term carrier of ...
Diagnosing shigella poisoning If you suspect that you have contracted shigella poisoning then contact your GP. He or she will ... Treatment for shigella poisoning Dehydration is the main problem here so it is important to replace any fluids lost as soon as ... Complications of shigella poisoning These are likely to occur in people who fall into a high risk category, e.g. the elderly. ... Prevention of shigella poisoning This can be prevented by adopting the following measures:. *Frequent washing of the hands by ...
Poisoning Symptoms. Symptoms of poisoning can vary greatly depending on the type of poison, but there are common signs you can ... If you suspect someone has poisoned or is threatening to poison a cat:. *Remember to bring any poisoned cat to the veterinarian ... Poisoning in Cats. If you suspect a cat has been poisoned, seek help immediately. Call your veterinarian, the nearest animal ... Bring the poison to the veterinarian. Get a sample of the suspected poison and put it in a container. Or, take the container or ...
... you will be able to describe the toxicological effects of ethylene glycol poisoning. ... Ethylene glycol poisoning can cause dysrhythmias and heart failure.. *Ethylene glycol toxicity is characterized by an osmolal ... The following respiratory effects often occur 12 hours or more after exposure in victims of severe ethylene glycol poisoning:. ... A three-stage theory of ethylene glycol poisoning was introduced in the 1950s (Berman et al. 1957; Kahn and Brotchner 1950). ...
... poison oak, and poison sumac are a hazard year-round. Here are tips for preventing and treating the itchy rash and blisters. ... Outsmarting Poison Ivy and Other Poisonous Plants. Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are a hazard year-round. Here are ... Recognizing Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac. *Poison Ivy: Found throughout the United States except Alaska, Hawaii, ... These symptoms of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac can emerge any time from a few hours to several days after exposure ...
... poisoning - Featured Topics from the National Center for Health Statistics ... Tags fall, firearm death, Homicide, injury death, poisoning, suffocation A brief look at emergency room visits. In 2006, about ... The most common diagnosis in emergency departments-injury and poisoning. For more NCHS Fast Stats, Read More , ...
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  • 2020 Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers' National Poison Data System (NPDS): 38th Annual Report. (medscape.com)
  • Toxicology is the study and practice of the symptoms, mechanisms, diagnosis, and treatment of poisoning. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chronic poisoning is long-term repeated or continuous exposure to a poison where symptoms do not occur immediately or after each exposure. (wikipedia.org)
  • To assist medical personnel, describe the person's symptoms, age, weight, other medications that person is taking, and any information about the poison. (wikipedia.org)
  • Shellfish poisoning symptoms differ in severity and depend on the type of toxin in the shellfish. (cdc.gov)
  • This article explores the causes and symptoms of sun poisoning, and how to treat and prevent it. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • There are a number of different symptoms associated with sun poisoning. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Acute sun poisoning is when symptoms are relatively mild and temporary and pass with treatment. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Chronic sun poisoning is characterized by serious symptoms that are ongoing. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Whilst the symptoms of sunburn are usually present in cases of sun poisoning, they are usually more severe and last for longer. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Treating sun poisoning involves focusing on the specific symptoms. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Symptoms of salmonella poisoning usually start 6 to 72 hours after getting infected, and normally last 4 to 7 days. (mydr.com.au)
  • What Are the Signs & Symptoms of Poison Ivy? (kidshealth.org)
  • By understanding the common causes and symptoms of poisoning in cats-and the actions to take to prevent it-we can act fast to save their lives. (alleycat.org)
  • Symptoms of poisoning can vary greatly depending on the type of poison, but there are common signs you can watch out for in a cat. (alleycat.org)
  • Remember: While some poisons affect a cat instantly, others may take days to show symptoms. (alleycat.org)
  • Clara Rising, a historical novelist writing a book about Taylor, noted that Taylor's symptoms matched those of arsenic poisoning. (latimes.com)
  • These symptoms of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac can emerge any time from a few hours to several days after exposure to the plant oil found in the sap of these poisonous plants. (fda.gov)
  • A person with signs or symptoms consistent with a diagnosis of carbon monoxide poisoning. (cdc.gov)
  • There is no unique list of CO poisoning symptoms: the condition presents with a non-specific profile 3 . (cdc.gov)
  • All local poison control centers in the United States use this national number. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Stibich AS, Yagan M, Sharma V, Herndon B, Montgomery C. Cost-effective post-exposure prevention of poison ivy dermatitis. (medscape.com)
  • You should call if you have any questions about poisoning or poison prevention. (medlineplus.gov)
  • We are aware of concerns about the impact the changes in the statement will have on childhood lead poisoning prevention programs, laboratories, and pediatric health-care providers. (cdc.gov)
  • Finally, CDC also has a grant program in childhood lead poisoning prevention, through which state and local health agencies receive Federal money to screen children for lead poisoning, ensure environmental and medical followup for poisoned children, and provide education about lead poisoning. (cdc.gov)
  • Title X at 30: Opportunities for Refinement by Sarah Goodwin and David Jacobs Twenty Twenty-Two marked the 30th anniversary of the nation's main lead poisoning prevention law, Title X of the 1992 Housing and Community Development Act. (nchh.org)
  • Collection of poisoning data through a central registry system is needed for the implementation and future assessment of prevention programmes. (who.int)
  • This is the fourth revision of the statement on Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). (cdc.gov)
  • Centers, for example, provides evidence cals involved and severity of poisoning. (who.int)
  • Whether poisoning is accidental or intentional, there are steps you can take to prevent it and actions you can take in response. (alleycat.org)
  • Non-bacterial food poisoning is commonly referred to as accidental food poisoning. (futurelearn.com)
  • al, accidental and intentional poisoning. (who.int)
  • Multiple determinants exist for digoxin poisoning and serum digoxin concentrations overlap between symptomatic and asymptomatic patients. (cdc.gov)
  • Digoxin-specific immune antibody fragments can reverse life-threatening dysrhythmias from digoxin poisoning. (medscape.com)
  • The new guidelines are designed primarily for North American healthcare professionals who treat adults and children who are critically ill because of poisoning, including intentional and unintentional drug overdose, chemical exposure, and drug-drug interactions, the authors note. (medscape.com)
  • CO poisoning is a leading cause of unintentional poisoning deaths in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • Unintentional, non-fire related CO poisoning is responsible for approximately 450 deaths and 21,000 emergency department (ED) visits each year. (cdc.gov)
  • The following effects are common in acute poisoning cases (Buell et al. (cdc.gov)
  • The shigella bacteria are very similar to the campylobacter , E coli and salmonella bacteria in that they all cause a form of food poisoning which is characterised by nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. (medic8.com)
  • This statement reflects the vision expressed in the Department of Health and Human Services' Strategic Plan for the Elimination of Childhood Lead Poisoning, which calls for a concerted, coordinated societywide effort to eliminate this disease. (cdc.gov)
  • First, as noted above, the Strategic Plan for the Elimination of Childhood Lead Poisoning was released by Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, on February 21, 1991. (cdc.gov)
  • In addition to laying out the actions needed to eliminate childhood lead poisoning, this plan describes the need for infrastructure and technology development, including for the evaluation of blood and environmental lead levels. (cdc.gov)
  • Childhood lead poisoning data on CDC's Tracking Network is currently unavailable. (cdc.gov)
  • View childhood lead poisoning data in maps, charts, or tables using the Tracking Network's data explorer tool. (cdc.gov)
  • Read these success stories to learn about childhood lead poisoning related work in our funded Tracking Programs. (cdc.gov)
  • Sedation is recommended for patients with severe agitation from sympathomimetic poisoning to manage hyperthermia and acidosis, prevent rhabdomyolysis and injury, and allow evaluation for other life-threatening conditions. (medscape.com)
  • Possible consequences of neurologic effects in severe poisonings (Froberg et al. (cdc.gov)
  • If you have a severe case of poisoning then these fluids will need to be administered intravenously. (medic8.com)
  • We investigated cerebral metabolism with a combination of brain respirometry, microdialysis, and western blotting using a rodent model of sub-lethal cyanide poisoning. (lu.se)
  • Salmonella poisoning occurs when you ingest Salmonella bacteria into your mouth. (mydr.com.au)
  • It only takes a relatively small number of bacteria to cause shigella poisoning. (medic8.com)
  • Microorganisms that cause food poisoning are called pathogens or pathogenic bacteria. (futurelearn.com)
  • Food poisoning bacteria grow well between 5℃ / 41 ͦF and 63℃ / 145 ͦF this is called the danger zone! (futurelearn.com)
  • Home treatment can manage most poison ivy/oak/sumac rashes. (kidshealth.org)
  • Poison ivy and other poison plant rashes can't be spread from person to person. (fda.gov)
  • Therefore, diagnosis of clinical poisoning should not necessarily be made solely on the basis of laboratory testing results compared with the therapeutic range. (cdc.gov)
  • The most common diagnosis in emergency departments-injury and poisoning. (cdc.gov)
  • If you suspect someone has been poisoned, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222 right away. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If a suspected poisoning has occurred but the person is awake and alert, it is recommended to call the local poison information centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • If you or someone you are with has an exposure, call 911 or your local emergency number, or your local poison control center can be reached directly by calling the national toll-free Poison Help hotline (1-800-222-1222) from anywhere in the United States. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Your local poison control center can be reached directly by calling the national toll-free Poison Help hotline (1-800-222-1222) from anywhere in the United States. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Poisoning is the harmful effect that occurs when too much of a poison, or substance that is harmful to the body, has been taken. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chronic poisoning most commonly occurs following exposure to poisons that bioaccumulate, or are biomagnified, such as mercury, gadolinium, and lead. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scombroid occurs worldwide and is one of most common fish poisonings. (cdc.gov)
  • Sun poisoning is an allergic skin reaction that occurs after exposure to sunlight. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The purpose of cognitive testing was to 1) provide insight as to why NHIS estimates of poisonings and injuries appear to be dropping while other estimates (such as emergency room visits) are holding steady and propose changes that would likely improve estimates, and 2) identify questions that contribute to inefficient use of interview time and propose changes that would likely reduce overall burden. (cdc.gov)
  • To mitigate these problems, the original question was unpacked into separate screening questions, asking two different questions for poisonings and injuries as well as separating self-report from proxy-report. (cdc.gov)
  • 1) Creating two separate screening questions for poison and injury forces the respondent to equally consider injuries and poisonings. (cdc.gov)
  • Finally, the separation allows for the collection of self-treated injuries and poisonings. (cdc.gov)
  • The next set of questions are about injuries and poisonings. (cdc.gov)
  • Poisoning and drug overdose. (cdc.gov)
  • The effectiveness of jewelweed, Impatiens capensis, the related cultivar I. balsamina and the component, lawsone in preventing post poison ivy exposure contact dermatitis. (medscape.com)
  • Acute poisoning is exposure to a poison on one occasion or during a short period of time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Exposure to radioactive substances can produce radiation poisoning, an unrelated phenomenon. (wikipedia.org)
  • DO NOT use it to treat or manage an actual poison exposure. (medlineplus.gov)
  • However, the magnitude of the problem, This is in addition to the existing risks of the circumstances of exposure and the poisoning from venomous animals, food types of poisoning vary from country to contamination, pharmaceuticals and tradi- country. (who.int)
  • A person whose poison control center report indicates an exposure to carbon monoxide (Call type= exposure, Substance = carbon monoxide) with minor, moderate, or major health effects (Medical outcome = minor, moderate, major, death). (cdc.gov)
  • S3) A report of a patient with an environmental exposure consistent with CO poisoning. (cdc.gov)
  • S7) Poison Control Center (PCC) Data: A record of a case with "exposure" recorded as the type of call, when the exposure substance was carbon monoxide, AND a minor medical outcome was reported. (cdc.gov)
  • In the medical sense, toxicity and poisoning can be caused by less dangerous substances than those legally classified as a poison. (wikipedia.org)
  • The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a focused update on managing patients with cardiac arrest or life-threatening toxicity due to poisoning. (medscape.com)
  • First and foremost, the group recommends timely consultation with a medical toxicologist, a clinical toxicologist, or a regional poison center to facilitate rapid, effective therapy, since treatment of cardiac arrest and toxicity from poisoning often requires treatments that most clinicians don't use frequently. (medscape.com)
  • You can get sick with food poisoning after swallowing certain germs, like Salmonella or E. coli . (cdc.gov)
  • Salmonella is a type of bacterium which can cause food poisoning ('gastro') when a person eats or drinks food or water contaminated with the bacterium. (mydr.com.au)
  • Salmonella poisoning refers to the gastroenteritis caused by non-typhoidal Salmonella , whereas typhoidal Salmonella causes typhoid fever . (mydr.com.au)
  • Most people with non-typhoidal salmonella poisoning usually get better in 3-7 days without any antibiotics. (mydr.com.au)
  • There are a few ways humans can get salmonella poisoning. (mydr.com.au)
  • Anyone can get salmonella poisoning, but people with lowered general immunity are at higher risk and more likely to be infected. (mydr.com.au)
  • If your doctor is concerned about salmonella poisoning or another serious infection, they will ask you to provide a stool sample, which will be sent to a laboratory for a faecal PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test. (mydr.com.au)
  • Treatments include activated charcoal, induction of vomiting and dilution or neutralizing of the poison. (wikipedia.org)
  • In that time, we've learned a lot about how to best use antidotes and other treatments to save the most critically poisoned patients. (medscape.com)
  • A case is categorized as a prevalent case when there are multiple reports for the same episode, such as when there are multiple COHb lab test results or when a patient receives multiple hyperbaric treatments following a single poisoning event. (cdc.gov)
  • If you suspect that you have contracted shigella poisoning then contact your GP. (medic8.com)
  • If you suspect a cat has been poisoned, seek help immediately. (alleycat.org)
  • For example, DO NOT induce vomiting in a cat you suspect is poisoned unless you are specifically instructed to do so by a veterinarian. (alleycat.org)
  • It could be food poisoning or the equally unwelcome stomach bug that's causing the discomfort. (aarp.org)
  • Most biocides, including pesticides, are created to act as poisons to target organisms, although acute or less observable chronic poisoning can also occur in non-target organisms (secondary poisoning), including the humans who apply the biocides and other beneficial organisms. (wikipedia.org)
  • The rash will occur only where the plant oil has touched the skin, so a person with poison ivy can't spread it on the body by scratching. (fda.gov)
  • A recent systematic review of case reports on lead poisoning found traditional or herbal -medications to be a common cause. (eurekalert.org)
  • This is a common cause of poisoning in the wintertime. (alleycat.org)
  • Stomach Flu or Food Poisoning? (aarp.org)
  • The initial phase of ethylene glycol poisoning in humans is characterized by inebriation caused by unmetabolized ethylene glycol. (cdc.gov)
  • Data poisoning attacks manipulate training data to introduce unexpected behaviors into machine learning models at training time. (arxiv.org)
  • If hackers are able to implement code poisoning, they could manipulate models that automate supply chains and propaganda, as well as resume-screening and toxic comment deletion,' Bagdasaryan said. (zdnet.com)
  • Plus, there are several types of poison ivy, and each one can look different depending on the time of year. (kidshealth.org)
  • The first round, consisting of 9 interviews, were conducted using the 2002 poison and injury module. (cdc.gov)
  • If they believe the cat has been poisoned, they will use an antidote (for example, ethanol is used as an antidote for antifreeze poisoning) if it is available. (alleycat.org)
  • Should I See a Doctor for Food Poisoning? (cdc.gov)
  • Generally, eating fully cooked food that is served hot helps you avoid foodborne disease, sometimes called food poisoning. (cdc.gov)
  • During travel if you think you have food poisoning from seafood seek medical care immediately. (cdc.gov)
  • What causes food poisoning? (aarp.org)
  • Roughly one in six Americans contracts food poisoning every year. (oprah.com)
  • Food poisoning is nothing new. (oprah.com)
  • Shigella is a type of food poisoning which is similar to dysentery and tends to affect areas of the developing world such as South East Asia. (medic8.com)
  • Shigella can affect anyone but like any type of food poisoning, there are certain groups of people who are especially at risk. (medic8.com)
  • We will look at the various causes of food poisoning. (futurelearn.com)
  • There are many ways that a person can acquire food poisoning. (futurelearn.com)
  • In the process, more chemi- household and pharmaceutical products cals and commercial products are being and poisoning due to venomous animals, imported and used, thus exposing the pop- toxic plants and food contamination, all ulation to the increased risk of occupation- contribute to morbidity and mortality. (who.int)
  • If a person is suspected to have been exposed or ingested a poison, medical assistance to determine an appropriate treatment is necessary. (wikipedia.org)
  • Original Screener Question: DURING THE PAST THREE MONTHS, that is, since {91 days before today's date}, {were/was} {you/anyone in the family} injured or poisoned seriously enough that {you/they} got medical advice or treatment? (cdc.gov)
  • A follow-up question regarding whether or not the injured or poisoned party received medical attention was also added to follow these new screening questions. (cdc.gov)
  • It can be difficult to prevent and to treat some cases of chronic sun poisoning, making medical advice essential. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Getting medical advice is always recommended when treating sun poisoning. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • It is my opinion that President Zachary Taylor was not poisoned by arsenic," Dr. George Nichols, the Kentucky medical examiner, said at a press conference in Louisville. (latimes.com)
  • If poisoning is suspected call the Swedish Poisons Information Centre at 010-456 67 00 for medical advice. (lu.se)
  • When did {person's} [injury/poisoning] happen for which a medical professional was consulted? (cdc.gov)
  • Now I'm going to ask a few questions about the [^MTFINJ3M/^MTFPOI3M] times {person} {were/was} [injured/poisoned] for which a medical professional was consulted. (cdc.gov)
  • What was the date of the [injury/poisoning] before that for which a medical professional was consulted? (cdc.gov)
  • The update reflects treatment advances and new knowledge, including the use of venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) for patients whose condition is refractory to poison antidotes and other therapies. (medscape.com)
  • Poison Control experts set the record straight on the safety risks of a variety of household substances. (aspca.org)
  • Although flumazenil reverses central nervous system and respiratory depression from benzodiazepine poisoning , risks and contraindications, provided in the guidelines, limit its use. (medscape.com)
  • Employers should acknowledge such risks in order to prevent employees from developing sun poisoning at work. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • These stages are theoretical descriptions of ethylene glycol poisoning, but the onset and progression of the clinical course is frequently not consistent or predictable. (cdc.gov)
  • The main difference between sun poisoning and sunburn is that the former is a type of allergic reaction. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The allergic reaction to poison ivy includes a rash with blisters, itching, and sometimes swelling. (kidshealth.org)
  • Treatment for poisoning depends on the type of poison. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Depending on the type of poisoning, some first aid measures may help. (wikipedia.org)
  • Swallowing this type of poison can affect many parts of the body. (medlineplus.gov)
  • A poison is any substance that is harmful to your body. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If possible, identify the substance that caused the poisoning and give that information to the veterinarian over the phone. (alleycat.org)
  • Canavan D, Yarnell E. Successful treatment of poison oak dermatitis treated with Grindelia spp. (medscape.com)
  • But when this treatment is extended to poisoning from other medications, it often doesn't work as well, and in some situations may make things worse," he said. (medscape.com)
  • Give high-dose insulin therapy early in the treatment of patients with beta blocker and calcium channel blocker poisoning, Lavonas noted. (medscape.com)
  • How well a person does depends on the amount of poison swallowed and how quickly treatment was received. (medlineplus.gov)
  • It may be that the condition is actually sun poisoning, which requires different treatment. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Our Poison Control experts have also provided valuable information below to help parents recognize and protect their pets from poisonous substances including plants, human foods, human medications and more. (aspca.org)
  • develop and evaluate lead poisoning interventions and programs. (cdc.gov)
  • The effects of poisoning range from short-term illness to brain damage, coma, and death. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Highlighting a few key points from the update, he said, "For those rare situations when antidotes aren't enough, the new guidelines include the use of heart-lung machines (VA-ECMO) for patients with beta blocker, calcium channel blocker, or sodium channel blocker poisoning causing cardiogenic shock . (medscape.com)
  • Groups at high risk of developing sun poisoning include those with fair skin, light-colored hair, and blue or green-colored eyes. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Teach them how to identify poison ivy, oak, and sumac, so they can steer clear of them (they should be especially careful of plants if the leaves look shiny). (kidshealth.org)
  • Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are a hazard year-round. (fda.gov)
  • Learn what poison ivy, oak, and sumac plants look like so you can avoid them ( watch our video ). (fda.gov)
  • Wash your pet if it may have brushed up against poison ivy, oak, or sumac. (fda.gov)
  • Applying topical OTC skin protectants, such as zinc acetate, zinc carbonate, zinc oxide, and calamine dry the oozing and weeping of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. (fda.gov)
  • Have them wear long sleeves and long pants when in areas where poison ivy might grow. (kidshealth.org)
  • If you think you may be working around poison ivy, wear long sleeves, long pants tucked into boots, and impermeable gloves. (fda.gov)
  • Use this variable in combination with HHX, FMX, and FPX to identify injury and/or poisoning episodes for individual persons or use this variable in combination with FCTRLNUM and FPX to identify injury and/or poisoning episodes for individual persons. (cdc.gov)
  • Starting with the most recent time, when did this [injury/poisoning] happen? (cdc.gov)
  • You just told me about {person's} [month, day of previous event/'most recent'/'second most recent'/'third most recent'/'fourth most recent'] [injury/poisoning]. (cdc.gov)

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