paraquat poisoning


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paraquat poisoning

Poisoning caused by ingestion of paraquat. Patients may be treated with oral activated charcoal and, if kidney failure is present, hemodialysis.
See also: poisoning
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Volans, "The epidemiology and prevention of paraquat poisoning," Human & Experimental Toxicology, vol.
[7] described the findings on chest radiographs and computed tomography after paraquat poisoning, emphasising the sequential abnormalities that are visible on radiographs and their clinical implications.
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Metabolite concentrations (mmol/L) in the urine after paraquat poisoning, as determined by [sup.1]H NMR spectroscopy.
The saga was that of a 32-year-old fellow in Atlanta two years ago who had paraquat poisoning, an herbicide that causes irreversible lung damage.
Paraquat poisoning: Acute lung injury--a missed diagnosis
(2.) Yoon SC: Clinical outcome of paraquat poisoning. Korean J Intern Med 24: 93-94, 2009.
Coroner Patrick Dorgan said death was due to pulmonary oedema following paraquat poisoning.
Regional study of Paraquat poisoning; its analysis and interpretation.
Accidental paraquat poisoning is common globally because of its widespread use as a herbicide in agriculture.