chemical injury

chemical injury

Toxicology A caustic burn related to direct contact of a strong acid or base with a mucocutaneous surface–eyes, skin, respiratory tract, upper GI tract. See Chemical eye injury.
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Chemical gastropathy was recommended as the preferred term to synonyms such as chemical gastritis, type C gastritis and reactive gastropathy, and refers to endoscopic and histological changes caused by chemical injury to the gastric mucosa.
Ziem, who has taught occupational medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and occupational health policy at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, evaluates and treats patients with chemical injury in her medical practice.
Brief case studies summarize the factual background and clinical findings presented during court cases involving DUI, false positive blood alcohol, drug interaction, breath alcohol measurement, bartender liability, criminal homicide, chemical injury, and workers' compensation.
Its etiology is usually multifactorial, including ischemic phenomenon, chemical injury to the tissue from gastric contents, and a decrease in effective mucosal defense barriers.
Alkali injuries are the most severe form of ocular chemical injury and can cause irreversible damage with lifelong ramifications.
Alkali injuries are considered the most severe form of ocular chemical injury and can cause irreversible damage to all anterior ocular structures.
Presented in outline format, coverage ranges from exercise-related myopathy to chemical injury and weapons of mass destruction, as well as animal pathogens and veterinary euthanasia.
He said many of the pneumonia deaths were probably caused by "direct chemical injury," as in the 1952 London smog, which killed 4,000.
A person who has suffered a serious chemical injury is likely to have sustained considerable damage to his or her brain and nervous system.
The COLIPA research program is directed toward understanding the mechanism of eye injury and identification of new in vitro end points predictive of the in vivo response to chemical injury.
The repair/regeneration events may be seen as tissue responses to exogenous physical or chemical injury in which inductive substances play a central role.
If any ingredients end in -ethylene or -ethane, it's not a healthy product," says Cynthia Wilson, executive director of the Chemical Injury Information Network.

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