Poisoning sentence example

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  • Sean poisoning her made no sense.
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  • The story of the poisoning of the pope is to be relegated to the realm of fiction.
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  • In cases of poisoning by mushrooms immediate medical advice should be secured.
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  • Salicylism, or salicylic poisoning, occurs in a good many cases of the use of these drugs.
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  • The symptoms of acute poisoning are pain and diarrhoea, owing to the setting up of an active gastro-enteritis, the foeces being black (due to the formation of a sulphide of lead), thirst, cramps in the legs and muscular twitchings, with torpor, collapse, convulsions and coma.
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  • Immediately before arrest the heart may beat much faster than normally, though with extreme irregularity, and in the lower animals the auricles may be observed occasionally to miss a beat, as in poisoning by veratrine and colchicum.
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  • The initial signs of poisoning are referable to the alimentary canal.
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  • One of these took possession of Orchha by treacherously poisoning its chief.
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  • Poisoning by caustic soda is rare, but occasionally it takes place by swallowing soap lees (sodium carbonate), which may contain some impurities of caustic soda.
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  • We've gotta treat as many people as we can who are suffering from radiation poisoning.
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  • Many instances are on record of symptoms of poisoning, and even death, having followed the consumption of plants which have passed as true mushrooms; these cases have probably arisen from the examples consumed being in a state of decay, or from some mistake as to the species eaten.
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  • The disease is due to poisoning by micro-organisms produced by deteriorated maize, and can be combated by care in ripening, drying and storing the maize.
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  • In colchicum poisoning, empty the stomach, give white of egg, olive or salad oil, and water.
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  • Partly on account of his inability to share in the amusements of his fellows by reason of a deformity due to vaccine poisoning before he was five (the poison permanently arresting the growth and development of his legs), he was an eager student, and in 1814 he graduated at the College of South Carolina with the highest rank in his class and with a reputation throughout the state for scholarship and eloquence.
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  • This Strophanthus is not remarkable for its rubber - which is mere bird lime - but for the powerful poison of its seeds, often used for poisoning arrows, but of late much in use as a drug for treating diseases of the heart.
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  • King Donald (892-900), son of Constantine, died in Forres, not without suspicion of poisoning, and in it King Duff (961-967) was murdered.
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  • Soon after this (43 B.C.) Malichus succeeded, it is said, in poisoning Antipater as he dined with Hyrcanus, and was assassinated by Herod's bravoes.
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  • By her first husband, Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, she was the mother of the emperor Nero; her second husband was Passienus Crispus, whom she was accused of poisoning.
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  • In 1155 the younger Peverel was disinherited for poisoning the earl of Chester, and his estates forfeited to the crown.
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  • They feared his ability and ambition; while he credited them with the design of poisoning him.
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  • This Raba., the mother of falsehood and lies, of poisoning and fornication is an anti-Christian parody of the Ruha d'Qudsha (Holy Spirit) of the Syriac Church.
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  • The chief use of hard soap is in enemata, and as a suppository in children suffering from constipation; it also forms the basis of many pills; given in warm water it forms a ready emetic in cases of poisoning.
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  • As a rule the soluble salts if taken in sufficient quantities produce acute poisoning, and the insoluble salts chronic plumbism.
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  • For an account of chronic plumbism see Lead Poisoning.
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  • As in strychnine poisoning, the patient is conscious and clear-minded to the last.
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  • Over and above the bacterial intoxications we have a very extreme degree of fatty degeneration, widely distributed throughout the tissues, which is produced by certain organic and inorganic poisons; it is seen especially in phosphorus and chloroform poisoning.
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  • This condition is not so frequently seen in the more highly differentiated cells, but may follow necrosis of secreting cells, as is found in the kidney, in corrosive sublimate poisoning and in chronic nephritis.
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  • It is proper to point out here how intimately a pathology thus regenerated modified current conceptions of disease, in the linking of disease to oscillations of health, and the regarding many diseases as modifications of the normal set up by the impingement of external causes; not a few of which indeed may be generated within the body itself - "autogenetic poisoning."
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  • The sulphate is an excellent emetic in cases of poisoning, acting rapidly and without much nausea or depression.
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  • The antidotes for oxalic acid poisoning are milk of lime, chalk, whiting, or even wall-plaster, followed by evacuation brought about by an enema or castor oil.
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  • In June 1278 he was charged with various crimes, including one of poisoning the king's eldest son, and hanged at Montfaucon.
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  • Poisoning by caustic potash may take place or poisoning by pearl ash containing caustic potash.
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  • In many cases, as in syphilis, aneurism, lead poisoning, &c., the life of the patient depends on the free and continued use of the iodide, and this is best to be accomplished by securing an absolutely pure supply of the salt.
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  • Another often successful method of preventing the onset of symptoms of poisoning is to administer small doses of ammonium carbonate with the drug, thereby neutralizing the iodic acid which is liberated in the stomach.
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  • Here his vicious practices became notorious, and in 1772 he was condemned to death at Aix for an unnatural offence, and for poisoning.
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  • The symptoms of Calabar bean poisoning have all been stated above.
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  • As alkaloids are insoluble in alkaline solutions, the oxide and carbonate - especially the former - may be given in alkaloidal poisoning.
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  • This is fortunate, as the result of injecting a solution of a magnesium salt into a vein is rapid poisoning.
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  • In acute opium poisoning strychnine is very valuable.
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  • The symptoms of strychnine poisoning usually appear within twenty minutes of the ingestion of a poisonous dose, starting with an uneasy sensation, stiffness at the back of the neck, twitching of the muscles and a feeling of impending suffocation.
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  • Tetanus resembles strychnine poisoning, but the development of the symptoms in tetanus is usually much slower, death rarely occurring within 24 hours.
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  • In strychnine poisoning trismus or lockjaw is generally secondary to spasm of the other muscles, while in tetanus it is usually the first symptom, no relaxation taking place between the spasms.
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  • The treatment of strychnine poisoning is to immediately evacuate the stomach with a stomach-pump or emetic, chloroform being administered to allay the spasms. If the patient can swallow, draughts of water containing tannic acid may be given.
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  • In medicine, nitric acid is used externally in a pure state as a caustic to destroy chancres, warts and phagadenic ulcers; and diluted preparations are employed in the treatment of dyspepsia, &c. Poisoning by strong nitric acid produces a widespread gastroenteritis, burning pain in the oesophagus and abdomen and bloody diarrhoea.
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  • Characteristic yellow staining of the skin round the mouth from the formation of xanthoproteic acid serves to distinguish it from poisoning by other acids.
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  • It is a vast mine of experimental observation on the symptoms of poisoning of all kinds, on the appearances which poisons leave in the dead body, on their physiological action, and on the means of detecting them.
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  • David Brandeis of Jung-Bunzlau in Bohemia was saved from an accusation of poisoning on the 10th of Adar 1731, and instituted a similar family Purim celebration in consequence.
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  • These symptoms with more or less gastro-intestinal irritation and decrease in the quantity of urine passed indicate digitalis poisoning.
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  • In cases of poisoning the delirium may last for many hours or even days.
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  • The symptoms of poisoning by belladonna or atropine are dealt with above.
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  • Oxygen is also administered in chloroform poisoning, and in threatened death from the inhalation of coal gas or nitrous oxides.
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  • It is of value in cyanide and opium poisoning and in the resuscitation of the apparently drowned.
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  • Morphinism (Morphinomania).-Chronic morphine poisoning is very common, as morphine taken constantly creates a habit.
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  • Nero retaliated by poisoning Britannicus.
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  • Jung (La Verite sur la masque de fer) had brought forward another candidate, with the attractive name of "Marechiel," a soldier of Lorraine who had taken part in a poisoning plot against Louis XIV., and was arrested at Peronne by Louvois in 1673, and said to be lodged in the Bastille and then sent to Pignerol.
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  • Mitchill (1764-1831) pointed out in America the resemblance which exists between symptoms of Anti- poisoning by snake venom and infective fevers.'
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  • Chronic poisoning by antimony is very rare, but resembles in essentials chronic poisoning by arsenic. In its medico-legal aspects antimonial poisoning is of little and lessening importance.
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  • He also showed that the bactericidal action takes place in the absence of food materials, thus proving that it is not merely a poisoning effect of the altered medium.
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  • Not only are the general symptoms of poisoning in bacterial disease due to toxic substances, but also the tissue changes, many of them of inflammatory nature, in the neighbourhood of the bacteria.
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  • Thus paralysis following diphtheria is in all probability due to a different toxin from that which causes the acute symptoms of poisoning or possibly to a modification of it sometimes formed in specially large amount.
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  • In such diseases the bacteria, when introduced into the subcutaneous tissue, rapidly gain entrance to the blood stream and multiply freely in it, and by means of their toxins cause symptoms of general poisoning.
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  • The non-sensitiveness of a cell to a toxic body when brought into immediate relationship cannot, however, be explained further than by saying that the disintegrative changes which underlie symptoms of poisoning are not brought about.
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  • Under this heading must be considered acute poisoning by opium, and the chronic poisoning seen in those who eat or smoke the drug.
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  • Chronic opium poisoning by the taking of laudanum - as in the familiar case of De Quincey - need not be considered here, as the hypodermic injection of morphine has almost entirely supplanted it.
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  • The acute poisoning presents a series of symptoms which are only with difficulty to be distinguished from those produced by alcohol, by cerebral haemorrhage and by several other morbid conditions.
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  • In treating acute opium poisoning the first proceeding is to empty the stomach.
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  • But apomorphine is not always to be obtained, and even if it be administered it may fail, since the gastric wall is often paralysed in opium poisoning, so that no emetic can act.
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  • But the final resort in cases of opium poisoning is artificial respiration, which should be persevered with as long as the heart continues to beat.
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  • It has, indeed, been asserted that, if relays of trained assistants are at hand, no one need die of opium poisoning, even if artificial respiration has to be continued for hours or days.
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  • The duke of Calabria, after repeated misfortunes in Italy, was offered the crown of Aragon in 1467, but died, apparently by poison, at Barcelona on the 16th of December 1470; the duke's eldest son Nicholas perished in 1473, also under suspicion of poisoning; Rene's daughter Margaret was a refugee from England, her son Prince Edward was murdered in 1471, and she herself became a prisoner, to be rescued by Louis XI.
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  • Nitrate of silver is eliminated from the system very slowly and the objection to its employment continuously as a drug is that it is deposited in the tissues causing argyria, chronic silver poisoning, of which the most prominent symptom is dark slate-blue colour of the lips, cheeks, gums and later of the skin.
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  • Rumours of the plot came to his ears, and he fled from Stirling to Glasgow, where he fell ill, possibly by poisoning, and where Mary came to visit him.
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  • The conditions in which bromides are most frequently used are insomnia, epilepsy, whooping-cough, delirium tremens, asthma, migraine, laryngismus stridulus, the symptoms often attendant upon the climacteric in women, hysteria, neuralgia, certain nervous disorders of the heart, strychnine poisoning, nymphomania and spermatorrhoea.
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  • They may have been swallowed several hours before symptoms of acute poisoning show themselves, with nausea and vomiting, and a burning in the oesophagus, stomach and abdomen.
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  • The old French oil of turpentine is the best antidote to use in phosphorus poisoning, delaying the toxic effects; but ordinary oils are not only useless but harmful.
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  • For the chronic form of industrial poisoning in the manufacture of lucifer matches - a form of necrosis, known in England as " phossy jaw " and in France as " mal chimique," a localized inflammatory infection of the periosteum, ending with the death and exfoliation of part of the bone - see Match.
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  • More rarely the action is continuous, and the water after being passed through lead cisterns and pipes produces lead poisoning - so called " plumbism."
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  • Internally, dilute sulphuric acid is used in poisoning by alkalis as a neutralizing agent.
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  • Small doses of the aromatic acid also serve as a prophylactic to those artisans who work in lead and as a treatment in lead poisoning in order to form an insoluble sulphate of lead.
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  • The prognosis of sulphuric acid poisoning is bad, 60 to 70% of the cases proving fatal.
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  • The post-mortem appearances will be those of corrosive poisoning.
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  • Chronic poisoning, or ergotism, used frequently to occur amongst the poor fed on rye infected with the Claviceps.
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  • They are a shy, harmless, simple folk, living chiefly by hunting; they lime birds, catch fish by poisoning the water, and are skilled in getting wild honey; they have bows with iron-pointed arrows and breed hunting dogs.
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  • The last reaction is the basis of the application of ferric hydrate as an antidote in arsenical poisoning.
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  • Ferri hydroxidum (U.S.P.), the hydrated oxide of iron, made by precipitating ferric sulphate with ammonia, is used solely as an antidote in arsenical poisoning.
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  • No real reform resulted, and in 1874 an attempt at poisoning the British resident led to the gaekwar being formally accused of the crime and tried by a mixed commission.
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  • The result of the trial (1875) was a failure to obtain a unanimous verdict on the charge of poisoning; the viceroy, Lord Northbrook, however, decided to depose Malhar Rao on the ground of gross misgovernment, the widow of his brother and predecessor, Khande Rao, being permitted to adopt an heir from among the descendants of the founder of the family.
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  • In 1349 two thousand Jews were burned at Strassburg on a charge of causing a pestilence by poisoning the wells.
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  • Accidental poisoning from henbane occasionally occurs, owing sometimes to the apparent edibility and wholesomeness of the root.
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  • Metallic arsenic is probably not poisonous, but as it usually becomes oxidized in the alimentary canal, the usual symptoms of arsenical poisoning follow its use.
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  • In acute poisoning the interval between the reception of the poison and the onset of symptoms ranges from ten minutes, or even less, if a strong solution be taken on an empty stomach, to twelve or more hours if the drug be taken in solid form and the stomach be full of food.
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  • In criminal poisoning repeated doses are usually given, so that such cases may not be typical, but will present some of the aspects of acute and some of chronic arsenical poisoning.
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  • Arsenic may be gradually obsorbed into the system in very small quantities over a prolonged period, the symptoms of chronic poisoning resulting.
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  • After acute poisoning, the stomach at a post-mortem presents signs of intense inflammation, parts or the whole of its mucous membrane being of a colour varying from dark red to bright vermilion and of ten corrugated.
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  • After chronic poisoning a widely spread fatty degeneration is present.
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  • After death from chronic poisoning it is found present even in the brain and spongy bone.
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  • Indian pulses are to be avoided on account of the danger of Lathyrus poisoning.
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  • His death is variously attributed to disease and to poisoning by a woman of his harem.
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  • Pharmacology is also related to toxicology, as many remedial and other agents are more or less poisonous when given in large doses, but it does not include the detection, tests, and the other strictly medico-legal aspects of poisoning.
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  • The action of a drug may be called direct when it acts on any part to which it is immediately applied, or which it may reach through the blood; and indirect when one organ is affected secondarily to another, as, for instance, in strychnine poisoning when the muscles are violently contracted as the result of the action of the alkaloid upon the spinal cord.
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  • In the same way some individuals show a special tendency to poisoning by doses of certain drugs which are harmless to the great majority of mankind, and hence we get unexpected or unusual results, these arising from special susceptibility on the part of certain organs.
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  • It is well known that the habitual consumption of certain drugs, such as tobacco, Indian hemp, opium, arsenic, alcohol and many others, gradually induces a condition of tolerance to their effects, so that large doses can be taken without causing symptoms of poisoning.
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  • When the amount is too large to be dealt with by the leucocytes, poisoning seems to occur even in the most habituated.
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  • Certain substances, notably digitalis, lead, mercury and strychnine, exhibit what is called a cumulative action - that is to say, when small quantities have been taken over a period of time, poisoning or an excessive action suddenly ensues.
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  • The antagonism between certain drugs has been much studied in relation to their use as antidotes in poisoning, the aim being to counteract the effects rather than to obtain a direct physiological antagonistic action.
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  • Mercury and lead are absorbed from the bowel in considerable quantities, and are capable of inducing acute irritant poisoning as well as chronic poisoning.
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  • Scientists suspect they could have eaten sea algae, which can produce acid poisoning.
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  • This causes intestinal anthrax - a severe form of food poisoning.
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  • Many bacteria can be found within rice, and the most common bacteria associated with food poisoning from rice is called bacillus.
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  • In general, an oral dose of 1g of most barbiturates produces serious poisoning in an adult.
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  • Dark brown hair, ginger beard; nature venting its anger at the poisoning of the seas.
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  • Poisoning by the plant very rare due to its extremely bitter taste.
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  • Hannah had to have both of her legs and arms amputated after developing blood poisoning having caught meningitis when she was three years old.
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  • When the farmer was 10, his father got blood poisoning from an injury and died after a harrowing illness.
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  • Someone with meningococcal disease (meningitis and/or blood poisoning) is likely to become very unwell.
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  • This bacteria can also cause blood poisoning (septicaemia) if it invades the bloodstream.
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  • Seventy-two soldiers of the East India Company die as a result of methane poisoning and third-degree ammonia burns.
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  • Today, leading conservationists are asking for their help to save protect these vulnerable birds from accidental poisoning.
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  • Bacteria and bugs often get a bad press causing food poisoning, stomach bugs, travelers diarrhea and so on.
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  • Blue Vinyl (USA 2001, Sun 9 March 8.30) is a hilarious yet hard-hitting documentary on the world of industrial poisoning.
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  • Gilded Berry poisoning can be cured if a powerful emetic is immediately administered but otherwise the effects are usually fatal.
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  • Poisoning gases like ozone are also destroyed along with all allergens such as pollen, dust mite feces and pet dander.
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  • Understand how microbes cause food poisoning What will the course cover?
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  • Make sure you cook fresh tuna all the way through to prevent food poisoning.
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  • Below are some steps you can take to safely enjoy your food by avoiding food poisoning.
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  • Tips from the Council's Food Safety Team Every year people suffer food poisoning at Christmas.
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  • I believe I have food poisoning from eating in a place in the Boro, what should I do?
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  • Doctors are required by law to report suspected food poisoning among other infections diseases.
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  • Some important trends in the increase in bacterial food poisoning in humans seem to be linked to changes in agricultural systems.
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  • We all know that improperly handled food can cause anything from mild indigestion to severe food poisoning.
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  • The O157 strain in humans currently important as a cause of human food poisoning is a good example.
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  • Many kinds of food have been involved with staphylococcal food poisoning, including poultry, fish, meat, milk and related products.
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  • I fail to see what reason God could have for making over 300 people ill with serious food poisoning.
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  • Liquid dish soap is the leading cause of poisoning among children under six years old as many commercial dish soaps contain formaldehyde and ammonia.
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  • And wildlife experts hit out earlier this month after the death by poisoning of a rare golden eagle in Royal Deeside was revealed.
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  • The alternatives of trapping or poisoning are equally horrible for the hares and are far more indiscriminate.
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  • Food poisoning can be caused by the growth of highly infective kinds of bacteria in the food.
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  • An example of this is sodium calcium edetate required to treat lead poisoning.
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  • Food with a high acid content caused the lead to leak into the food, causing lead poisoning and often death.
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  • The plot leads the viewer through the intricate maze of the circumstances that lead to a major food poisoning outbreak.
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  • Another account relates how he poisoned himself by eating deadly nightshade, other less specific reports simply say that he died from poisoning.
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  • Virus such as distemper or parvo, irritant poisons, food poisoning or dietary allergies are the most common causes of diarrhea.
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  • Abrus, Ricinus and pokeweed at Cornell University poisonous plants page. abrin, ricin and pokeweed poisoning.
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  • Without controlled culling, the majority of the fox population would be killed, probably less humanely by poisoning, snaring or shooting.
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  • In addition, incidences of pet poisoning have been distinctly less than with the anticoagulant rodenticides.
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  • Some bacteria make us ill (Eg salmonella causes food poisoning) but others are harmless.
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  • Rats can transmit many diseases to humans, including salmonellosis (food poisoning) and Weils disease.
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  • Benzene poisoning unlikely to be a factor in causing scrapie.
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  • You might also want to avoid giving raw shellfish to your toddler to reduce their risk of getting food poisoning.
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  • If you are suffering from chronic flu-like symptoms, see your doctor and ask him if it could be a low-level CO poisoning.
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  • The antidote in cases of carbolic acid poisoning is any soluble sulphate.
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  • Internally the permanganate is a valuable antidote in opium poisoning.
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  • No surgeon would think of operating on such a case until iodides had been freely administered and, by failing to cure, had proved the disease to be non-syphilitic. Another instance of this deobstruent power - "alterative," it was formerly termed - is seen in the case of chronic lead poisoning.
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  • It is a physiological antagonist of chloral hydrate, morphine and physostigmine, and may be given in poisoning by these drugs.
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  • Atropine is often of value as an antidote, as in poisoning by pilocarpine, muscarine (mushroom poisoning), prussic acid, &c.
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  • The testimony of his physician and of his confessor ought to be sufficient to discredit the oft-repeated story of slow poisoning (see Duhr, Jesuiten Fabeln, 4th ed., 1904, pp. 69 seq.).
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  • In acute poisoning by it the symptoms are almost identical with those of arsenical poisoning, which is much commoner (See Arsenic).
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  • So, let's say on average the pan is worth $2,000 to everyone who uses it—all the way from the people who just think it is "cool" to the people who it saves from food poisoning to the people whose lives and houses it saves.
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  • How many horses die from Ragwort poisoning in the UK?
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  • The presence of ragwort in hay, silage or dried grass is the main source of poisoning.
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  • Initial symptoms of ricin poisoning by inhalation may occur within 8 hours of exposure.
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  • The majority of cases of rodenticide poisoning involve young dogs.
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  • Some bacteria make us ill (eg salmonella causes food poisoning) but others are harmless.
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  • Salmonella typhimurium is a common cause of food poisoning in humans.
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  • Eggs are a major source of salmonella food poisoning.
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  • Rats can transmit many diseases to humans, including Salmonellosis (food poisoning) and Weils disease.
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  • The attack he had experienced was not caused by true allergy but by scombroid fish poisoning.
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  • Lead poisoning continues to be a danger to swans as well as other waterfowl due to the ingestion of lead fishing sinkers.
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  • Any fondness I may have developed for eating there was curtailed by a serious bout of food poisoning brought on by the spaghetti vongole.
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  • Green tea is a powerful sterilizing instrument for all sorts of bacteria that cause food poisoning.
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  • The symptoms of death were regarded as being consistent with strychnine poisoning.
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  • The symptoms of poisoning from ingesting of the plant include burning in the mouth.
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  • Another - equally likely - is mild thallium poisoning, whose insidious symptoms include mental disturbances.
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  • When severe poisoning is suspected, the plasma theophylline concentration should be measured regularly, until concentrations are falling.
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  • Click Here Further Details Mushroom toxins An account of various mushroom toxins ingested as food, leading to mushroom poisoning, or toadstool poisoning.
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  • The ban follows the detection of high levels of amnesic shellfish poisoning (ASP) toxins in shellfish in the area.
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  • In fact, you may need to strip the old furniture completely (working outside, of course) and repaint it to eliminate the risk of lead poisoning.
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  • Remember, the proper installation, operation and maintenance of all of fuel-burning appliances is the most important factor in reducing the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
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  • However, your adopted child may face medical issues like developmental delays, lead poisoning, infectious diseases, and intestinal parasites.
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  • A trailer that is shaped with a raised front will allow exhaust to escape freely, freeing you from the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
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  • A male cat can get urethra poisoning rather quickly.
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  • They may be attracted by the sweet smell of a glass of wine, and could end up with alcohol poisoning as a result.
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  • It does sound a lot like some type of poisoning, because of the convulsions.
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  • Cats can get food poisoning just as humans can.
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  • This could indicate a case of blood poisoning.
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  • Soil contamination affects people and animals that come in direct contact with polluted soil, with lead poisoning or illnesses from pesticide exposure among the many possibilities.
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  • In addition, milk thistle is the only known antidote for a certain type of poisoning that destroys the liver caused by the ingestion of amanita mushrooms.
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  • The E. coli bacteria is frequently associated with food poisoning but can also be present in people that have poor hygiene.
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  • Amanita phalloides is a type of mushroom poisoning that, when left untreated, can cause severe liver damage or even death.
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  • Milk thistle extract is a proven antidote and if administered immediately following the poisoning can eliminate all of the symptoms of poisoning.
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  • Milk thistle is still effective at reducing the possibilities of long term damage when taken within 48 hours of the poisoning.
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  • Penicillin is the traditional method of treating this type of mushroom poisoning.
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  • These skin-whitening creams contain mercurous chloride, which is readily absorbed through the skin . . . Mercury poisoning is known to cause neurological and kidney damage and may also lead to psychiatric disorders."
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  • If you get food poisoning at the reception due to undercooked chicken, you're not covered, but you may be able to take up a case with the restaurant management.
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  • Alcohol poisoning is a serious health concern affecting people of all ages and physical health.
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  • Alcohol poisoning is different from being drunk.
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  • Alcohol poisoning is much more dangerous.
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  • A person suffering from alcohol poisoning may have difficulty understanding what is said to him.
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  • A person with alcohol poisoning can't control normal body processes.
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  • But a person with alcohol poisoning may not realize what has happened and can actually choke to death on the vomit.
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  • Call 911 immediately if you suspect alcohol poisoning.
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  • Alcohol poisoning is very likely if someone manages to drink this much at one time.
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  • Alcohol poisoning includes dangerous issues like coma, heart attack, lack of breathing, and death.
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  • Alcohol poisoning is becoming more prevalent.
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  • Many people mistake alcohol poisoning symptoms as typically drunk behavior such as passing out or vomiting uncontrollably.
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  • The likelihood of someone surviving greatly depends on how well someone nearby can identify alcohol poisoning symptoms.
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  • Many people believe that if someone hasn't had a huge amount to drink there is no way he or she could be experiencing alcohol poisoning.
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  • If you ever suspect that someone is suffering from alcohol poisoning, you need to take action right away.
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  • A case of acute alcohol poisoning is serious and needs treatment as soon as possible.
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  • Sadly, many college students become victims of acute alcohol poisoning due to their inexperience with drinking.
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  • If you have a friend that may be at risk for acute alcohol poisoning, here are some of the things you need to look for after your friend has been drinking.
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  • Here are some questions to ask yourself to determine if someone is suffering from alcohol poisoning.
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  • If a person consumes too much alcohol or exceeds the recommend one drink per hour limit, he runs the risk of alcohol poisoning, a condition where the heart rate and respiration are dangerously slowed.
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  • In fact, alcohol poisoning can lead to death if a person doesn't receive treatment soon enough.
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  • Overconsumption can lead to alcohol poisoning and, in some instances, death.
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  • Her death was ruled "acute barbiturate poisoning" (possible suicide).
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  • If you suspect alcohol poisoning, call 911 immediately.
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  • Although it's certainly not a happy circumstance, it will be important to see how many of these dogs develop lasting problems from the melamine poisoning.
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  • This can be something as simple as an upset stomach from a food that did not agree with him to a more dangerous ailment such as poisoning or parvo.
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  • Many veterinarians recommend cooking meat to avoid any possibility of food poisoning.
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  • A number of veterinarians recommend against feeding raw dog food because of a risk for food poisoning if the raw meat carries bacteria or sits out too long.
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  • Carbon Monoxide poisoning is responsible for approximately 25 percent of all propane-related deaths so it is very important for the water heater to be properly configured for the ideal burn.
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  • In the 1990s, up to 50% of Egyptian cotton workers were diagnosed with a variety of neurological and vision problems directly linked to chronic pesticide poisoning.
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  • Choosing organic Peruvian coffee, or organic coffee from anywhere else in the world, means you're supporting sustainable agriculture and farming methods that support and replenish the soil rather than poisoning it.
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  • The WHO also estimates that up to twenty thousand deaths occur in third-world countries from the pesticide poisoning and most are cotton farmers.
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  • Poisoning symptoms range from slight bleeding to bowel perforation to liver and kidney damage.
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  • Small children are at the highest risk for lead poisoning, but anyone can be affected.
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  • Since the beginning of 2007, there's been an immense wave of food recalls, food poisoning outbreaks and food-bourn illnesses across the United States.
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  • Tylenol poisoning, or acetaminophen poisoning, occurs when it is taken in excessive amounts.
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  • Find out what you should know about this type of poisoning so that you can protect yourself and your family.
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  • Tylenol poisoning can happen when people take the drug in dosages much higher than the prescribed ones, either by accident or on purpose.
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  • Tylenol poisoning can cause severe damage to the liver.
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  • An attending physician will check for jaundice and other symptoms of poisoning.
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  • The antidote for Tylenol poisoning is N-acetylcysteine or NAC.
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  • If you or someone you know is experiencing any of the symptoms of poisoning seek medical help immediately.
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  • Tylenol poisoning must be treated within eight hours in order to avoid liver damage or liver failure.
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  • The signs of alcohol poisoning can be alarming.
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  • However, there are many other signs of alcohol poisoning that can be seen on the outside.
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  • Since people cannot see their liver and what may be happening to it when they drink too much alcohol on a daily basis, they may not be aware of the other symptoms they may be experiencing are due to alcohol poisoning.
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  • Many people do not understand when they should get help for someone that has succumbed to alcohol poisoning.
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  • Drinking in moderation is the best way to avoid alcohol poisoning.
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  • Alcohol poisoning is a very serious condition and shouldn't be laughed off.
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  • If you see someone who is exhibiting sings of alcohol poisoning, get him or her help by calling 911.
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  • Lead poisoning effects can cause life-long health problems in its victims.
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  • Know how to identify potential hazards, the effects of lead poisoning on the body and how to test for exposure to this common element.
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  • A final area that may lead to lead poisoning is in the opening and closing of windows that are painted with lead-based paint.
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  • Pregnant women are also at special risk to lead poisoning effects.
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  • Pregnant women that were exposed to high levels of lead as a child may unknowingly put their babies at risk for lead poisoning.
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  • Children are the most susceptible to the crippling effects of lead poisoning because their nervous systems and brains are still forming.
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  • According to the National Safety Council, children have died from lead poisoning in Alabama and New Hampshire within the last 10 years.
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  • Adults can suffer adverse affects from lead poisoning as well.
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  • Since the long-term effects of lead poisoning can lead to kidney failure, memory loss and even death, it is better to be safe than sorry.
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  • Suffering from food poisoning can not only be painful, it can be deadly.
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  • Anyone who's had to suffer food poisoning knows how miserable an experience that is, so whatever methods we employ to prevent that will be worth it.
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  • Whether you are wondering how to make surfing the Internet safer or want to know how to avoid food poisoning, you can find the information you need as well as people just like you.
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  • The Classic plan also includes fire protection, protection against carbon monoxide gas poisoning and a 911 cell phone for emergencies that may occur away from home.
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  • Heating the home is a necessity in many areas; fall home safety includes keeping family members safe from fire and carbon monoxide poisoning.
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  • Even a minor food poisoning episode could put you out of commission for about 24 hours.
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  • Hundreds of visitors are injured at theme and amusement parks each year, from small bumps and bruises to slip and fall accidents, broken bones, strained backs, head injuries, and food poisoning.
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  • The toast itself goes back to the Greek days, where poisoning of wine had been a favorite way of disposing of a rival or creating a short-cut to divorce.
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  • Intoxication - Consuming alcohol faster than your body can process it leads to becoming intoxicated, which, at its simplest is basically, poisoning the body.
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  • Poisoning occurs when any substance interferes with normal body functions after it is swallowed, inhaled, injected, or absorbed.
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  • Children are the most common victims of poisoning in the United States.
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  • Mental confusion, poor eyesight, and the use of multiple drugs are the leading reasons this group has a high rate of accidental poisoning.
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  • The staff at a poison control center and emergency room doctors have the most experience diagnosing and treating poisoning cases.
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  • About 10 million cases of poisoning occur in the United States each year.
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  • Plants are second only to medicines in causing serious poisoning in children under age five.
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  • Symptoms of plant poisoning range from irritation of the skin or mucous membranes of the mouth and throat to nausea, vomiting, convulsions, irregular heartbeat, and even death.
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  • Many cases of plant poisoning involve plants that contain hallucinogens, such as peyote cactus buttons, certain types of mushrooms, and marijuana.
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  • Poisoning has occurred with Datura, or moonflower, a plant that has become popular with young people trying to imitate Native American puberty rites.
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  • Other cases of plant poisoning result from the use of herbal dietary supplements that have been contaminated by toxic substances.
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  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has the authority to monitor herbal products on the market and issue warnings about accidental poisoning or other adverse affects associated with these products.
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  • Drug overdoses, both accidental and intentional, are the leading cause of poisoning in adults.
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  • A doctor or poison control center should be called if any form of poisoning is suspected or if children or other persons behave in an odd manner.
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  • Initially, poisoning is suspected if the victim shows changes in behavior and signs or symptoms previously described.
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  • Hallucinations or other psychiatric symptoms may indicate poisoning by a hallucinogenic plant.
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  • Evidence of an empty container or information from the victim is helpful in determining exactly what substance has caused the poisoning.
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  • Treatment for poisoning depends on the poison swallowed or inhaled.
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  • If the doctor suspects that the poisoning was not accidental, he or she is required to notify law enforcement authorities.
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  • Most cases of malicious poisoning concern family members or acquaintances of the victim, but the number of intentional random poisonings of the general public has increased in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
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  • The outcome of poisoning varies from complete recovery to death and depends on the type and amount of the poison, the health of the victim, and the speed with which medical care is obtained.
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  • The number of deaths of children from poisoning has declined from about 450 per year in the 1960s to about 50 each year in the 1990s.
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  • Their most common use in mainstream medicine is in treating accidental poisoning.
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  • A., et al. "Survival pattern in patients with acute organophosphate poisoning receiving intensive care."
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  • L., et al. "Lead Poisoning from a Toy Necklace."
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  • When a toothache is left untreated, a severe infection may develop and spread to the sinuses or jawbone, and eventually cause blood poisoning.
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  • Other frequent causes of accidental injuries and deaths are fire and burn injury, accidental firearm injury, and poisoning.
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  • Unattended children can quickly die from heat stroke or carbon monoxide poisoning.
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  • Poisoning is a common cause of home accidents, with toddlers being the ones most vulnerable.
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  • Children are at risk of poisoning from household and personal care products, medicines, vitamins, indoor plants, lead, and carbon monoxide.
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  • In 2000, 91 children ages 14 and under died as a result of accidental poisoning.
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  • Caregivers should call the Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) immediately when a poisoning incident is suspected.
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  • However, the amount of botulinum toxin injected to treat spasticity is so small that it would not cause botulism poisoning.
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  • When the mother has high blood pressure (hypertension) or blood poisoning (toxemia), the flow of oxygen to the fetus may be reduced, causing brain damage and mental retardation.
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  • Many children develop lead poisoning by eating the flaking lead-based paint often found in older buildings.
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  • Septicemia is sometimes called blood poisoning.
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  • Salmonella food poisoning is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation (swelling) of the lining of the stomach and intestines (gastroenteritis).
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  • Improperly handled or undercooked poultry and eggs are the foods which most frequently cause salmonella food poisoning.
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  • Anyone may contract salmonella food poisoning, but the disease is most serious in infants, the elderly, and individuals with weakened immune systems.
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  • Although salmonella food poisoning occurs worldwide, it is most frequently reported in North America and Europe.
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  • The poisoning typically occurs in small, localized outbreaks in the general population or in large outbreaks in hospitals, restaurants, or institutions for children or the elderly.
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  • In the United States, salmonella is responsible for about 15 percent of all cases of food poisoning.
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  • Salmonella food poisoning can occur when someone drinks unpasteurized milk or eats undercooked chicken or eggs, or salad dressings or desserts which contain raw eggs.
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  • Chloramphenicol was the first antibiotic successfully used to treat salmonella food poisoning.
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  • The prognosis for uncomplicated cases of salmonella food poisoning is excellent.
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  • Prevention of salmonella food poisoning involves the proper handling and cooking of foods likely to carry the bacteria.
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  • Because children are notoriously bad at hand washing, parents want to be particularly vigilant to make sure that careful hand washing is followed, especially if someone in the home is actually ill with salmonella food poisoning.
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  • The most common causes of acute diarrhea are infections (the cause of traveler's diarrhea), food poisoning, and medications.
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  • Iron poisoning is the most common form of mineral toxicity in children in the United States and is one of the leading causes of fatal poisoning in children younger than six years of age.
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  • In one Indian study of 21 children treated for iron poisoning, four of the patients died.
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  • Potassium is potentially quite toxic; however, potassium poisoning is usually prevented because of the vomiting reflex.
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  • A lethal dose of iron is in the range of 200-250 mg iron/kg body weight, meaning that a child who accidentally eats 20 or more iron tablets may die as a result of iron poisoning.
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  • Methemoglobin can accumulate in the blood as a result of nitrite poisoning.
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  • Infants are especially susceptible to poisoning by nitrite.
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  • Poisoning by nitrite (or nitrate after its conversion to nitrite) results in the inability of hemoglobin to carry oxygen throughout the body.
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  • Symptoms of manganese poisoning typically occur within several months or years of exposure.
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  • The most common form of mineral toxicity for children and adolescents in the United States is accidental poisoning from iron supplements.
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  • Finally, there are environmental causes following birth such as lead poisoning, anoxia, or meningitis.
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  • Heavy metal poisoning is the toxic accumulation of heavy metals in the soft tissues of the body.
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  • The heavy metals most often implicated in human poisoning are lead, mercury, arsenic, and cadmium.
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  • Heavy metal poisoning is relatively uncommon.
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  • In children, lead ingestion is the major culprit of heavy metal poisoning.
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  • Mercury poisoning is possible from eating contaminated fish.
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  • The expression "mad as a hatter" comes from the mercury poisoning prevalent in seventeenth-century France among hat makers who soaked animal hides in a solution of mercuric nitrate to soften the hair.
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  • Testing should start at six months for children at higher risk for lead poisoning.
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  • Heavy metal poisoning may be detected using blood and urine tests, hair and tissue analysis, or x ray.
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  • In childhood, blood lead levels above 80 mg/dL generally indicate lead poisoning; however, significantly lower levels ( 30 mg/dL) can cause mental retardation and other cognitive and behavioral problems in affected children.
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  • In adults, symptoms of lead poisoning are usually seen when blood lead levels exceed 80 mg/dL for a number of weeks.
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  • Symptoms of mercury poisoning may be seen when mercury levels exceed 20 mg/dL in blood and 60 mg/dL in urine.
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  • Arsenic in the urine (measured in a 24-hour collection following 48 hours without eating seafood) may exceed 50 mg/dL in people with arsenic poisoning.
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  • If acute arsenic poisoning is suspected, an x ray may reveal ingested arsenic in the abdomen (since arsenic is opaque to x rays).
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  • The treatment for most heavy metal poisoning is chelation therapy.
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  • Chelation therapy is effective in treating lead, mercury, and arsenic poisoning, but it is not useful in treating cadmium poisoning.
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  • As of 2004, no treatment had been proven effective for cadmium poisoning.
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  • The affected person may also require treatment such as intravenous fluids for complications of poisoning such as shock, anemia, and kidney failure.
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  • The chelation process can only halt further effects of the poisoning; it cannot reverse neurological damage already sustained.
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  • The total cost of alcohol use by young people, including automobile crashes, violent crime, alcohol poisoning, burns, drowning, suicide attempts, and fetal alcohol syndrome is more than 58 billion dollars each year.
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  • Children with untreated lymphadenitis may develop abscesses, cellulitis, or blood poisoning (septicemia), which is sometimes fatal.
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