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A Case of Green Tobacco Sickness (GTS) in Elderly Patient

Jeong DK, Kim DE

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Dec;17(2):132-134.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.2.132
Green tobacco sickness is an illness caused by dermal exposure to nicotine. The common symptoms of the disease include dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting, severe general weakness, fluctuations of blood pressure...
Characteristics of Acute Herbicide Poisoning: Focused on Chlorophenoxy Herbicide

Song H, Choi S, Jung YS, Park E, Kim H

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Dec;17(2):126-131.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.2.126
PURPOSE: Herbicide-related mortality has decreased since the complete ban of paraquat product sales in 2012, but there still have been other herbicides intoxications with relatively severe complications. Glyphosate and glufosinate...
Zolpidem Detection and Blood Level in Acute Poisoning-suspected Patients in Emergency Departments: Review of 229 Cases

Yu J, Chang H, Won S, Yeom J, Lee A, Park NY, Oh BJ

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Dec;17(2):118-125.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.2.118
PURPOSE: Non-benzodiazepine hypnotic drugs (including zolpidem) are associated with an increased risk of suicide and suicidal ideation. Considering the wide usage of zolpidem, this drug should be considered a possible...
Characteristics of Korean Poisoning Patients: Retrospective Analysis by National Emergency Department Information System

Kim W, Kim KH, Shin DW, Park J, Kim H, Jeon W, Park JM, Kim JE, Kim H

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Dec;17(2):108-117.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.2.108
PURPOSE: The study examined the poisoned patients' characteristics nationwide in Korea by using data from the National Emergency Department Information System (NEDIS). METHODS: Among the patients' information sent to NEDIS from...
A Preliminary Study for Effect of High Flow Oxygen through Nasal Cannula Therapy in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Kim YM, Kim SC, Park KJ, Lee SW, Lee JH, Kim H

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Dec;17(2):102-107.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.2.102
PURPOSE: Acute carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is one of the most common types of poisoning and a major health problem worldwide. Treatment options are limited to normobaric oxygen therapy, administered...
Severity Predictors of Elderly Poisoning Patients Admitted to an Emergency Medical Center

Park CY, Cha KM, So BH, Jeong WJ

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Dec;17(2):94-101.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.2.94
PURPOSE: This study examined the clinical characteristics of severe elderly poisoning patients to determine the factors that can prevent them. METHODS: Data were collected from patients over 65 years of age...
PaCOâ‚‚ at Early Stage is Associated with Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Acute Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Yang KM, Chun BJ, Moon JM, Cho YS

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Dec;17(2):86-93.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.2.86
PURPOSE: The objective was to determine the association between PaCOâ‚‚ and adverse cardiovascular events (ACVEs) in carbon monoxide (CO)-poisoned patients. METHODS: This retrospective study included 194 self-breathing patients after CO poisoning...
Systematic Review of Vitamin B12 Regimen for Patient with Subacute Combined Degeneration of the Spinal Cord Following Nitrous Oxide Abuse

Chung JS, Choa MH, Chung SP, Park IC

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Dec;17(2):79-85.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.2.79
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of vitamin B12 treatment in subacute combined degeneration (SCD) caused by nitrous oxide (Nâ‚‚O) abuse. METHODS: Relevant literature was accessed...
Application of Thallium Autometallography for Observation of Changes in Excitability of Rodent Brain following Acute Carbon Monoxide Intoxication

Lee MS, Yang SB, Heo JH

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Dec;17(2):66-78.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.2.66
PURPOSE: Thallium (TI+) autometallography is often used for the imaging of neuronal metabolic activity in the rodent brain under various pathophysiologic conditions. The purpose of this study was to apply...
The Protective Effect of Green Tea Extract on Alpha-amanitin Induced Hepatotoxicity

An SH, Sun KH, Hong R, Lee BR, Park Y

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Dec;17(2):58-65.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.2.58
PURPOSE: Alpha-amanitin induces potent oxidative stress and apoptosis, and may play a significant role in the pathogenesis of hepatotoxicity. This study examined the mechanisms of α-amanitin-induced apoptosis in vitro, and...
Discrepancies and Validation of Ethanol Level Determination with Osmolar Gap Formula in Patients with Suspected Acute Poisoning

Jung H, Lee MJ, Cho JW, Ahn JY, Kim C

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Dec;17(2):47-57.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.2.47
PURPOSE: Osmolar gap (OG) has been used for decades to screen for toxic alcohol levels. However, its reliability may vary due to several reasons. We validated the estimated ethanol concentration...

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