Basic first aid for the eye and skin

Eye Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15min. Get medical help. Skin Wash skin with soap...
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Basic first aid for the eye and skin

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Toxicology Pyrimidinylthiobenzoates This family includes bispyribac-sodium, pyrithiobac-sodium,pyriminobac-methyl Adjuvants such as non-ionic surfactants and petroleum based oils may be added to improve herbicidal efficacy The mode of action has been considered …





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16. Anticholinergic Poisonings

Associated with impairment of normal cooling mechanisms such as sweating Treatment: Supportive care including active cooling and benzodiazepines NOTE: It is difficult to differentiate the toxic hyperthermic syndromes including hyperthermia …

15. Malignant Hyperthermia

14. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS)

The Adverse Effects of Hormonal Contraceptives

Hormonal means of contraception include the following: Implants Injectable depomedroxyprogesterone acetate Progestin-only oral contraceptives Combination oral contraceptives 91-day combination oral ...
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The Salient Points about Intravenous Fluids and Usage

Paracelsus nicely stated: “All things are poison, and nothing is without poison; only the dose permits something not to be ...
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Safe Analgesics In Liver Failure

Pain may coexist with renal or liver impairment from poisoning and non-poisoning causes such as advanced heart disease and end ...
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Xylene: The toxic solvent that caused poisoning in the last national exam 

Xylene is a clear, colorless sweet smelling liquid. It is widely used as a degreasing agent and as a thinner ...
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First Aid and Treatment of Battery Acid and Other Corrosive Agents Poisoning

Corrosives are agents which causes corrosion and destruction of tissues with which it comes in to contact. Corrosive ingestion poisoning ...
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Beta blockers for hypertension

There are three subtypes of β-adrenergic receptors  (β1, β2 and β3) that mediate a wide range of physiological responses to ...
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Albendazole is a synthetic nitroimidazole with wide spectrum coverage as an antiparasitic drug. Bioavailability of albendazole  is poor, but is ...
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Management of Nifedipine and other Calcium Channel Blocker Overdose

Background   Calcium channel blockers (CCBs) are commonly used in Kenya in the management of hypertension and other cardio/cerebrovascular diseases ...
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Adverse Effects Of Tetracyclines  

Tetracycline group of drugs include tetracycline, chlortetracycline, methacycline, demeclocycline, doxycycline, lymecycline, minocycline and oxytetracycline.   All of them are bacteriostatic drugs ...
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30 Facts About Type 2 Diabetes Drugs

For patients trying to achieve near euglycemia, premeal glucose values of 4.5-6.5 mmol/dl are the goal, with bedtime value at ...
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