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)

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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Erythromycin and Congeners: A Toxicologist’s Perspective.

Erythromycin and its congeners including erythromycin, azithromycin and clarithromycin belong to the antibiotic class called macrolides.   Macrolide antibiotics are among ...
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Snakebite Envenoming: Fast facts

Snakebite envenoming is the disease that result when a snake injects poisonous venom, in sufficient amounts, following a bite. The ...
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First aid: Snake bite

Basic First Aid : • Immediately seek medical assistance especially if the area changes color, begins to swell or is ...
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Adverse Effects of Insulin Therapy

Hypoglycemia  Hypoglycemia is a condition caused by a very low level of blood sugar (glucose), your body’s main energy source ...
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