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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1048100
Description: Objective: QT prolongation is an important complication in drug overdose, particularly with some antidepressants and antipsychotics. There are problems with the accurate measurement of the QT interval... More
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1045902
Description: Serotonin syndrome is a potentially fatal and largely avoidable adverse drug reaction caused by serotonergic drugs. The steady increase in use of such drugs means all doctors need to be aware of what ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1045940
Description: Vadas and Liss have restated their previous finding that severe anaphylaxis is associated with low activity of the enzyme that deactivates the platelet-activating factor (PAF), PAF-acetylhydrolase (PA... More
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1045083
Description: Purpose: Dosing of the anticoagulant enoxaparin may result in bleeding following excessive doses or thrombosis if dose is too low. Rarely, anti-Xa activity is used to assess the dose for enoxaparin, b... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1048021
Description: Every year, more than 1 million cases of scorpion envenomation are reported worldwide. Although the resultant mortality is lower than that from snake envenomation, there is substantial morbidity and, ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1046016
Description: Vadas and Liss have restated their previous finding that severe anaphylaxis is associated with low activity of the enzyme that deactivates the platelet-activating factor (PAF), PAF-acetylhydrolase (PA... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1048035
Description: Aims: To investigate the relationship between decontamination procedures and seizure events caused by venlafaxine overdose and to estimate the time at which 90% of patients would have had their first ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1048077
Description: In this issue, Keijzers et al. present a survey of emergency physicians from the ACEM researcher database, aiming to inform a strategic research agenda specific to multicentre clinical research. The m... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1048153
Description: I thank Lugassy et al for their interest in our study. However, they provide poor reasoning for citalopram overdoses requiring prolonged monitoring. Although the metabolite didesmethylcitalopram has b... More
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1048158
Description: Pharmacokinetic–pharmacodynamic (PKPD) analyses are complex and time consuming and many would believe too far removed from clinical practice to be useful for patient management. However, the clinical ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1045937
Description: Phospholipase A₂ (PLA₂) toxins are common and abundant components of Australasian elapid venoms. These toxins are associated with a range of activities including neurotoxicity, myotoxicity and coagula... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1044766
Description: Context: Methanol and ethylene glycol cause significant mortality post-ingestion. Predicting prognosis based on the biomarkers osmolal gap, anion gap and pH is beneficial. Objective: To evaluate the r... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1044743
Description: Context: Current treatment of paracetamol (acetaminophen) poisoning involves initiating a 3-phase N-acetylcysteine (NAC) infusion after comparing a plasma concentration, taken ≥4 h post-overdose, to a... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1045560
Description: Pre-synaptic PLA₂ neurotoxins are important components of many Australasian elapid snake venoms. These toxins disrupt neurotransmitter release. Taipoxin, a pre-synaptic neurotoxin isolated from the ve... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1044792
Description: Gastrointestinal decontamination in overdose patients remains a controversial problem in emergency medicine. There has been a significant decrease in the use of single-dose activated charcoal (SDAC) i... More
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