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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: 2009
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:7165
Description: Objectives: To investigate an ED death audit process that included deaths occurring within 48 h of admission in addition to deaths in the ED. Methods: The study was a review of a prospective audit pro... More
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Date: 2009
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:7545
Description: Objective: Behavioural disturbance and aggression in the ED is an increasing problem. The present study describes the characteristics of patients with acute behavioural disturbance and their emergent ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1046013
Description: A 27-year-old male who had been on methadone therapy for 6 months was investigated with a 12-lead digital holter because of a prolonged QT on a standard 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG). The patient ha... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1045450
Description: Research into Australian elapid venoms has mainly focused on the seven genera of greatest clinical significance: Acanthophis, Hoplocephalus, Notechis, Oxyuranus, Pseudechis, Pseudonaja and Tropidechis... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1045536
Description: Two common in vitro skeletal muscle preparations used for the study of venom neurotoxicity are the indirectly stimulated chick isolated biventer cervicis nerve-muscle preparation and the rat isolated ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1044778
Description: Spiders are a source of intrigue and fear, and several myths exist about their medical effects. Many people believe that bites from various spider species cause necrotic ulceration, despite evidence t... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1046007
Description: Aims: To describe the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics (PKPD) of escitalopram in overdose and its effect on QT prolongation, including the effectiveness of single dose activated charcoal (SDAC). ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1045456
Description: Background: Snake envenoming is a major clinical problem in Sri Lanka, with an estimated 40,000 bites annually. Antivenom is only available from India and there is a high rate of systemic hypersensiti... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/936916
Description: Introduction: Acanthophis genus (i.e. death adders) and the Naja genus (i.e. cobras) belong to the family elapidae. The current study compared the in vitro cytotoxicity of venoms from four Acanthophis... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/936401
Description: Objective: The objective of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the sedation assessment tool (SAT) in assessing patient response to treatment for acute behavioural disturbance (ABD). Method... 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: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/927038
Description: Despite widespread use of antivenoms, many questions remain about their effectiveness in the clinical setting. The almost universal acceptance of their value is based mainly on in vitro studies, anima... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1045908
Description: A 66-year-old man presented to a small hospital in south-west Queensland, Australia, in March, 2013, after a snakebite to his index finger. Brown and black snakes are the two main types of snake that ... More
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Date: 2009
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:7354
Description: Introduction: Chironex fleckeri is a large box jellyfish that has been labelled the ‘most venomous animal’ in the world. We have recently shown that the primary effect of C. fleckeri venom in vivo is ... More
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