morphine poisoning


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morphine poisoning

adverse effect of injection or ingestion of opioids, marked by symptoms of pinpoint pupils, drowsiness, and shallow respiration. Emergency treatment includes gastric lavage, charcoal, and respiratory support. Naloxone is administered intravenously as needed to arouse the patient, and IV fluid is given to support circulation.

morphine poisoning

Acute intoxication by injected, inhaled, or orally consumed morphine sulfate. opiate poisoning;
See also: poisoning
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Howard goes on to note that two of the symptoms of morphine poisoning are restlessness and agitation.
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Shipman gave the cause of death as kidney failure but a post mortem identified morphine poisoning.
WORCESTER- Opening statements are scheduled today in the trial of a Fitchburg man accused of murdering his wife by morphine poisoning and disposing of her body in a suitcase.
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WORCESTER- Jury selection is scheduled to begin tomorrow in Worcester Superior Court for the trial of a Fitchburg man accused of murdering his wife by morphine poisoning and disposing of her body in a suitcase.
An autopsy later determined that she died from morphine poisoning and that the death was a homicide, prosecutors said.
WORCESTER - A Fitchburg man charged with the murder of his wife, who died from morphine poisoning and whose remains were found in a suitcase in Oxford, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment yesterday in Worcester Superior Court.
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