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A case of Systemic Toxicity that Occurred in an Adult Who Intentionally Ingested Rhododendron Sclippenbashii

Jeong SM, Lee SH, Lim JS, Yoon SY, Ryu S, Lee JW, Kim SW, Yoo IS, You YH

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):180-182.
It is well known that Rhododendron sclippenbashii contains the toxic material grayanotoxin. So, Koreans do not eat it, but they do eat azalea although it contains grayanotoxin. That is why...
A Case of Acute Psychosis after Sibutramine Ingestion

Kim HM, Woo SH, Choi SM, So BH

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):176-179.
A 38-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital due to agitation, nausea, chest discomfort, tachycardia and hypertension 6h after ingesting approximately 60 capsules of sibutramine. The woman developed the clinical...
A Lethal Case of Aute Zipeprol Poisoning Occurring in a Drug Addicted Old Woman

Lee DH, Choi SC, Ahn JH, Cho YS, Kim GW, Min YG, Jung YS

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):172-175.
Zipeprol dihydrochloride is a non-opioid mucolytic, antitussive agent and it is frequently prescribed for respiratory symptoms such as cough and sputum. The main pharmacologic mechanisms of zipeprol are inhibition of...
The Clinical Characteristics and Mortality Factors of Patients with Hemorrhagic Complications after Anticoagulation Therapy with Warfarin

Lee SH, Kim NK, Sohn CH, Kim JH, Kim W, Lim KS, Oh BJ

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):164-171.
PURPOSE: The number of patients who take warfarin is growing and so is the number of complications. Hemorrhage is the major complication, but the clinical characteristics and outcomes have not...
The Predictive Factors of the Serum Creatine Kinase Level Normalization Time in Patients with Rhabdomyolysis due to Doxylamine Ingestion

Shin MC, Kwon OY, Lee JS, Choi HS, Hong HP, Ko YG

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):156-163.
PURPOSE: Doxylamine succinate (DS) is frequently used to treat insomnia and it may induce rhabdomyolysis in the overdose cases. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the factors that...
Clinical Experience with Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy as a Method of Extracorporeal Elimination and as performed by Emergency Room Physicians for Patients with Poisoning

Ahn JH, Choi SC, Jung YS, Min YG

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):150-155.
PURPOSE: Extracorporeal elimination of drugs is a critical part of managing poisonings, although the indications and optimal method remain a matter of debate. The aim of this study is to...
Influence of the Werther Effect: An Increase of Intentional Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Heo IY, Choi SC, Lee CA, Ahn JH, Min YG, Jung YS, Cho JP, Kim JS

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):143-149.
PURPOSE: Suicide attempts are known to be influenced by mass media reports. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of mass media reporting celebrity suicides on an...
Drug-Induced Anaphylactic Shock at the Emergency Department

Han SG, Ahn R, Kim SH, Choe SW, Hong ES

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):137-142.
PURPOSE: This study was conducted to investigate the characteristics of drug induced anaphylaxis and anaphylactic shock in patients who were admitted to the emergency department. METHODS: We retrospectively collected the data...
Evaluation of the Risk Factors for Aspiration Pneumonitis Following Drug Intoxication

Kim DH, Oh JS, Kyoung YY, Choi SM, Oh YM, Choi KH, Park KN

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):127-136.
PURPOSE: It is known that aspiration pneumonitis is associated with high mortality and morbidity following overdose. However, until now, few domestic studies on this subject have been conducted. The main...
Acute Hydrofluoric Acid Exposure: Our Clinical Experience at Emergency Centers in Two University Teaching Hospitals

Han KH, Yang JI, Jo SY, Cho YC, Ryu S, Lee JW, Kim SW, Yoo IS, You YH, Park JS

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):121-126.
PURPOSE: We investigated the clinical characteristics and demographics of patients who suffered from hydrofluoric acid chemical injury and the mechanism of damage. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of patients...
The Clinical Characteristics and Risk Factors of Upper Digestive Lesions that are due to Ingestion of Caustic Material

Kim YS, Choi SM, Kim HM, Youn CS, Park KN

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):113-120.
PURPOSE: Though caustic injury of the upper digestive tract can lead to severe sequelae, there are few clinical studies on this subject. This study was undertaken to evaluate the clinical...
Relation of First Aid associated with Complications after Snake Bites

Jeon JC, Lee DH, Kwon GY, Kim SJ

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):105-112.
PURPOSE: There have been local wound complications in patients who have received first aid after venomous snake bites. Yet first aid in relation to local wound complications has not been...
Clinical Significance of Delayed re-evaluation in Initial Symptoms Following Snakebite Injury

Kim DH, Choe SM, Oh YM, Oh JS, Kyong YY, Choi KH

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):97-104.
PURPOSE: Antivenin is a standard therapy in snakebite victims. While the required antivenin dose can be easily estimated, based on the initial symptoms, this strategy may be unsuccessful if the...
Systemic Complications occurring after Korean Venomous Snake Bite, with focus on Hematologic and Neurologic Complications

Park EJ, Yoon SK, Ahn JH, Choi SC, Kim GW, Min YG, Lee KJ, Jung HS, Jung YS

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):90-96.
PURPOSE: This study explored and evaluated the systemic complications resulting from the bite of Korean venomous snake, focussing on hematologic and neurologic features. METHODS: Medical records (demographic data, clinical measurements including...
Related Factors and their Effects on Acute Renal Failure Resulting from Rhabdomyolysis after Pesticide Intoxication

Kang CW, Lee KW, Jung JH, Kang TS, Kim DH, Kim SC, Park IS

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):83-89.
PURPOSE: Rhabdomyolysis is one of the most important complications of pesticide intoxication. It affects a patient's clinical prognosis and can cause acute renal failure. It is important that patients diagnosed...
Effect of Seizure on Prognosis in Acute Endosulfan Intoxication

Han BG, Lee JH, Lee KW

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):77-82.
PURPOSE: In highly doses, endosulfan lowers the seizure threshold and elicits central nervous system stimulation, which can result in seizures, respiratory failure, and death. Management of seizure control is essential...
Initial Electrocardiographic Changes associated with Clinical Severity in Acute Organophosphate Poisoning

Lee HJ, Yoon JC, Jeong TO, Jin YH, Lee JB

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2009 Dec;7(2):69-76.
PURPOSE: Various electrocardiogram (ECG) changes can occur in patients with acute organophosphate poisoning (OPP) and may be associated with the clinical severity of poisoning. The present study aimed to evaluate...

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