acute exposure


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acute exposure

A chemical or toxic exposure of less than 14 days duration.

acute exposure

Exposure to radiation that is of short duration and usually of high intensity.
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In the acute exposure analysis, a 1[degrees]C increase in temperature during the week preceding delivery was associated with approximately four excess cases (95% CI: 2.
In contrast to acute exposures, short-term (24-h) sublethal exposure of D-stage larvae to CEWAFs (16 mg/L) had no impact on survival or growth.
2009) and Cochrane et al (2010) which reveal no changes in latency, EMD, and twitch force following acute exposure WBV.
Cardiovascular Response to Acute Exposure to Altitude
Epidemiology studies have also associated acute exposure to another ubiquitous air pollutant, particulate matter (PM), with death in elderly people with cardiovascular disease.
A 38-years-old male patient referred to our emergency department with altered consciousness, dyspnea and chest discomfort five hours after acute exposure to CO in a burning apartment.
Acute exposure to cadmium fumes may cause flu-like symptoms such as chills, fever and muscle ache.
Acute exposure lo ethanol concentrations obtained during binge drinking constricts cerebral arteries in several species, including humans (Liu et al.
Conclusions about the effects of acute exposure are generally based on data on the Japanese survivors of the atomic bombs (see Figure 2).
In Chernobyl, there was acute exposure to a high level of radiation, and 29 people died from it," he said, referring to the initial radiation deaths within the first days and weeks.
The possibility of acute exposure due to the large amount of mercury the child had in his possession was one concern.
For human beings, acute exposure to mercury can cause impairment of cognitive skills and pulmonary function, as well as cause insomnia, chest pain and cough.

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