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Poisons in our environment and drug overdose

P. Iwe Akubue

Poisons in our environment and drug overdose

a guide for health professionals and the lay public

by P. Iwe Akubue

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Published by P.I. Akubue in Nigeria .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementP. Iwe Akubue.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2002/04393
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 123 p. :
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL115877M
ISBN 10978289706X
LC Control Number99457765
OCLC/WorldCa40325560

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.   A drug has a beneficial effect under a given set of circumstances. A poison has an adverse effect under a given set of circumstances. Just to complicate the issue, drugs may have adverse and beneficial effects at the same time, e.g. NSAIDs (non-st.

  Belladonna (Atropa belladona) gets its name from the Italian words bella donna for "beautiful lady" because the plant was a popular cosmetic in the Middle juice of the berries could be used as a blush (probably not a good choice for lip stain). Diluting extracts from the plant in water made eye drops to dilate the pupils, making a lady appear attracted to her suitor (an effect that. accidental deaths that do. The poisons can come from a wide range of sources: car exhausts, pesticides, medicines, alcohol, industrial wastes, etc. Our environment is full of materials that contain lead, arsenic, cadmium and mercury ions. Lead and its ions are found in storage batteries, industrial paint, leadedFile Size: KB.

The best manual on the diagnosis and treatment of poisoning and drug overdose. Thoroughly updated, this reference features extensive tables summarizing toxicity and workplace exposure guidelines for over industrial chemicals, an index containing the ingredients of over common commercial products, and tabs for quick reference/5(2). The Best: Deadly Poisons, Ingested or Inhaled 1. Botulinum (ingested) It’s hard to rank the lethality of toxins, but experts agree that botulinum – several orders of magnitude deadlier than.


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Poisons in our environment and drug overdose by P. Iwe Akubue Download PDF EPUB FB2

“Poisoning & Drug Overdose belongs in every emergency physician’s workroom.” -- Academic Emergency Medicine (reviewing earlier edition) “ a great addition to any emergency department library when rapid reference is needed to treat and diagnose the poisoned patient.”5/5(4).

We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. Looking at the list of poisons, you might be tempted to think lead is safer than salt or bee sting venom is safer than cyanide.

Looking at the lethal dose can be misleading because some of these chemicals are cumulative poisons (e.g., lead) and others are chemicals your body naturally detoxifies in small amounts (e.g., cyanide). Individual biochemistry is also important. When a clinician can't wait for the poison control center and has to act fast -- this is THE book to turn to "A-Z coverage of all common poisons and drug" With each bestselling edition, "Poisoning & Drug Overdose" has helped poison control staff, medical toxicologists, and emergency physicians respond to drug-related emergencies and chemical /5(14).

INTERDISCIPLINARY MEDICINE:I Management of Poison and Drug Overdose–2 I MANAGEMENT OF POISONING AND DRUG OVERDOSE Kent R. Olson, m.d. Manish M. Patel, m.d. Drug overdose and poisoning are leading causes of emergency department visits and hospital admissions in the United States, accounting for more thanemergency department visits 1File Size: KB.

“Poisoning & Drug Overdose belongs in every emergency physician’s workroom.” –Instructional Emergency Medicine reviewing earlier model “ a incredible addition to any emergency division library when speedy reference is required to cope with and diagnose the poisoned affected individual.”.

overdose and poisoning The problems associated with overdose and poisoning (deliberate or accidental) are responsible for a significant portion of the acute medical workload in hospitals.

While most overdoses and poisonings are not serious and can be managed on medical wards, some patients will require admission to intensive care.

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Poison Overdose, Kansas City, Missouri. K likes. Poison Tribute Band5/5(17). Knowing the signs of a drug overdose and what to do when an overdose occurs can save a life. Every time you use a drug, you are carrying the risk of serious side effects or overdose. Overdoses can happen with all types of drugs, including cocaine, heroin, alcohol, etc.

Accidental overdoses occur when users consume too large an amount of. provides accurate and independent information on more t prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Data sources include IBM Watson Micromedex (updated 4 May ), Cerner Multum™ (updated 4 May ), Wolters Kluwer™ (updated. The word "overdose" implies that there is a common safe dosage and usage for the drug; therefore, the term is commonly applied only to drugs, not poisons, even though many poisons as well are harmless at a low enough overdose is caused to commit suicide, the result of intentional or unintentional misuse of ional misuse leading to overdose can include using Causes: Addiction, depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation.

Poisoning and Drug Overdose, Seventh Edition (Poisoning & Drug Overdose) and methods of decontamination and enhanced elimination of poisons Was recommended by our poison centre as a reference. Really great materials that are concise and to the point. It 5/5(4). “Poisoning & Drug Overdose belongs in every emergency physician’s workroom.” --Academic Emergency Medicine reviewing earlier edition “ a great addition to any emergency department library when rapid reference is needed to treat and diagnose the poisoned patient.” -- Annals of Emergency Medicine reviewing earlier edition An instant-answer guide you can turn to for on-the.

When every moment counts, count on Poisoning & Drug Overdose “Poisoning & Drug Overdose belongs in every emergency physician’s workroom.” —Academic Emergency Medicine (reviewing earlier edition) “ a great addition to any emergency department library when rapid reference is needed to treat and diagnose the poisoned patient.”.

Get this from a library. Poisoning and drug overdose. [Ilene B Anderson; Neal L Benowitz; Paul D Blanc; Richard F Clark; Thomas E Kearney; Susan Y Kim-Katz; Kent R Olson; Alan H B Wu;] -- "Designed for speed of use during toxicologic emergencies, this instant-answer guide delivers critical information on the effective diagnosis and treatment of drug-related emergencies and chemical.

For those of you looking to find more about untraceable drugs and poisons that cause death in humans, our list will give you the are probably just a curious person or an aspiring. An instant-answer guide you can turn to for on-the-spot treatment of poisoning and drug overdose.

Poisoning & Drug Overdose, Sixth Edition, delivers critical information on effective diagnosis and treatment of drug-related emergencies and chemical d into four sections, easily identified by dictionary-style tabs: Section I covers initial emergency management, including treatment.

The word “poison” may evoke thoughts of murder and mayhem, but for centuries, healers and scientists have harnessed the power of natural poisons, toxins, and venoms, as medicine. Testing: Many poisons can be detected in the blood or urine. However, a physician cannot order "every test in the book" when the diagnosis is unclear.

The tests ordered will be based on information revealed in the history and physical exam. A toxicology screen or "tox" screen looks for common drugs of abuse. Most toxicology screens will detect. Typical poisons include household and industrial chemicals, drugs, exhaust fumes, plants, metals or spoiled food.

The dangers of poisoning vary widely, from minor annoyances to coma and death. Typical signs of poisoning include rashes, vomiting, redness around the .Prevent Poisoning and Drug Overdose. Every year, poison control centers receive millions of calls from people seeking medical help for poisoning.

Poisons are substances that, in a high enough quantity, can cause illness, injury or death when ingested, inhaled, injected or otherwise taken into the body. Toxicology is a field of science that helps us understand the harmful effects that chemicals, substances, or situations, can have on people, animals, and the environment.

Some refer to toxicology as the “Science of Safety” because as a field it has evolved from a science focused on studying poisons and adverse effects of chemical exposures, to a science devoted to studying safety.