Mercury poisoning

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Mercury poisoning

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The terms "Mercury poisoning" returned 62 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mercury poisoning in the Grassy Narrows First Nation: history not completed.
 

Author(s): H C George Wong

Journal: CMAJ. 2017 06;189(22):E784.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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The interwoven history of mercury poisoning in Ontario and Japan.
 

Author(s): Adam Mosa, Jacalyn Duffin

Journal: CMAJ. 2017 02;189(5):E213-E215.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Mercury poisoning" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mercury poisoning through intravenous administration: Two case reports with literature review.
 

Author(s): Qiuying Lu, Zilong Liu, Xiaorui Chen

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Nov;96(46):e8643.

 

Metallic mercury poisoning through intravenous injection is rare, especially for a homicide attempt. Diagnosis and treatment of the disease are challenging.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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