Mercury poisoning

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Mercury poisoning

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The terms "Mercury poisoning" returned 59 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mercury Poisoning at a Home Day Care Center - Hillsborough County, Florida, 2015.
 

Author(s): Mackenzie Tewell, Samantha Spoto, Michael Wiese, Alfred Aleguas, Tamas Peredy

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On November 12, 2015, the Florida Poison Information Center Tampa notified the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County of a boy aged 3 years with a urine mercury level of 79 μg/L (normal <10 μg/L). The patient had been admitted to the hospital on October 9, 2015 after ...

Last Updated: 4 May 2017

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Mercury poisoning caused by Chinese folk prescription (CFP): A case report and analysis of both CFP and quackery.
 

Author(s): Tingting Mo, Si Sun, Yongyi Wang, Dong Luo, Bin Peng, Yinyin Xia

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Nov;95(44):e5162.

 

Though as a heavy metal, mercury has a long history in the culture of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Also until now, we can still find evidence of mercury in some Chinese folk prescriptions (CFP)s in China.

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2016

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Occupational Metallic Mercury Poisoning in Gilders.
 

Author(s): M Vahabzadeh, M Balali-Mood

Journal: Int J Occup Environ Med. 2016 04;7(2):116-22.

 

Occupational exposure to elemental mercury vapor usually occurs through inhalation during its utilizations. This leads to a variety of adverse health effects. In some Islamic cities, this type of poisoning may occur during gilding of shrines using elemental mercury with gold. Herein, ...

Last Updated: 26 Apr 2016

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The terms "Mercury poisoning" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Current approaches of the management of mercury poisoning: need of the hour.
 

Author(s): Mehrdad Rafati-Rahimzadeh, Mehravar Rafati-Rahimzadeh, Sohrab Kazemi, Ali Akbar Moghadamnia

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Mercury poisoning cases have been reported in many parts of the world, resulting in many deaths every year. Mercury compounds are classified in different chemical types such as elemental, inorganic and organic forms. Long term exposure to mercury compounds from different sources e.g. ...

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2014

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The role of chelation in the treatment of arsenic and mercury poisoning.
 

Author(s): Michael J Kosnett

Journal: J Med Toxicol. 2013 Dec;9(4):347-54.

 

Chelation for heavy metal intoxication began more than 70 years ago with the development of British anti-lewisite (BAL; dimercaprol) in wartime Britain as a potential antidote the arsenical warfare agent lewisite (dichloro[2-chlorovinyl]arsine). DMPS (unithiol) and DMSA (succimer), ...

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2013

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[Mercury poisoning].
 

Author(s): L Bensefa-Colas, P Andujar, A Descatha

Journal: Rev Med Interne. 2011 Jul;32(7):416-24.

 

Mercury is a widespread heavy metal with potential severe impacts on human health. Exposure conditions to mercury and profile of toxicity among humans depend on the chemical forms of the mercury: elemental or metallic mercury, inorganic or organic mercury compounds. This article aims ...

Last Updated: 21 Jun 2011

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