Antidotes: Principles and Clinical Applications by Robert Flanagan, Alison Jones, Robert L Maynard

By Robert Flanagan, Alison Jones, Robert L Maynard

Antidotesprovides updated info at the improvement, their proposed mechanism of motion, toxicity, availability and useful points in their scientific use. The antidotes mentioned are essentially these both in present use, or into account or improvement. The publication comprises info at the antidotal therapy of poisoning with compounds encountered not just in Western Europe, North the USA and Australia, but additionally in constructing nations. It covers resource, shelf lifestyles and situations the place antidote management complicates or compromises laboratory research.

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When needed, the ferrous sulphate solution was mixed with eight times its bulk of water and the charcoal/magnesia mixture added with constant stirring. This concoction was to be administered in wineglass-full doses in cases of poisoning with arsenic, zinc, opium, digitalis, mercury or strychnine. It was said to be useless in poisoning with antimony, caustic alkalis or phosphorus, but efficacy against other poisons seems unlikely. A similar preparation, the so-called ‘universal antidote’, originated in the USA in the 1940s and was said to adsorb/neutralize ingested poisons.

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