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Symptomatic Hypocalcemia Associated with Dioscorea tokoro Toxicity

Yoon JC, Lee JB, Jeong TO, Jo SO, Jin YH

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Jun;17(1):42-45.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.1.42
Dioscorea tokoro has long been used in Korean traditional medicine as a pain killer and anti-inflammatory agent. A 53-year-old male who consumed water that had been boiled with raw tubers...
Elevation of Procalcitonin in an Adolescent Acetaminophen Intoxication

Kim SE, Lee JB, Jin YH, Yoon JC, Jo SO, Jeong TO

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Jun;17(1):38-41.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.1.38
Procalcitonin (PCT) is commonly employed in medical practice as a diagnostic biomarker of bacterial infection and also as a monitoring biomarker for antimicrobial therapy. There have been a few published...
A Case of Zaltoprofen Induced Kounis Syndrome

Lee SY, Sung WY, Lee JY, Seo SW, Lee WS

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Jun;17(1):32-37.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.1.32
Kounis syndrome is defined as the occurrence of acute coronary syndrome associated with vasoactive mediators, such as histamines in the setting of hypersensitivity and allergic reactions or anaphylactic insults. The...
A Case of Treatment with QRS Widening in Electrocardiogram after Glyphosate Herbicide Poisoning

Lee JH

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Jun;17(1):28-31.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.1.28
Glyphosate herbicides, which are widely used worldwide, are known to have low toxicity. However, excessive intake may cause serious life-threatening complications; therefore, caution is needed when using them. A 51-year-old...
Comparison of Mortality Rate according to Hospital Level among Patients with Poisoning Based on Korean Health Insurance and Assessment Service

Kim S, Choi S, Kim HH, Yang HW, Yoon S

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Jun;17(1):21-27.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.1.21
PURPOSE: Mortality rate in the health services research field is frequently considered as a proxy for measuring healthcare quality. We compared the mortality rate and hospitalization levels among patients with...
Risk Factors of Delirium in ICU Patients with Acute Poisoning

Kim HY, Cha KM, So BH

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Jun;17(1):14-20.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.1.14
PURPOSE: This study estimated the incidence of delirium and associated risk factors and outcomes in ICU patients with acute poisoning. METHODS: Data were collected from ICU patients over 18 years of...
A Study of Predicting the Severity Following Glufosinate Ammonium Containing Herbicide Poisoning Experienced in Single Emergency Medical Institution

Lee DS, Choi KH

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Jun;17(1):7-13.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.1.7
PURPOSE: Owing to the increased agricultural use of the herbicide glufosinate ammonium (GLA), the incidence of GLA poisoning has recently increased. Therefore, we investigated the possible predictive factors associated with...
Scombroid Fish Poisoning and Histamine Food Poisoning

Chung SP

  • J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.
  • 2019 Jun;17(1):1-6.
  • doi: 10.22537/jksct.17.1.1
Scombroid fish poisoning (SFP) is a form of histamine food poisoning caused by the ingestion of improperly stored fish. The term “scombroid” derives from the family name of the fish...

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