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Antidotes in the Treatment of Acute Poisoning

  • R. Askenasi
  • M. Marchal
Conference paper
Part of the Anaesthesiologie und Intensivmedizin / Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine book series (A+I, volume 167)

Abstract

Often, facing an acute intoxicated patient, the inexperienced physician wonders if there is any specific antidote which could save his life. Actually, if use of a specific antidote is invaluable in treatment of a specific poisoning, few poisons have unfortunately antidotes. Some intoxications however must be rapidly treated adequately and specifically. The purpose of this article is to review some old and new aspects of the main antidotes used in toxicology.

Keywords

Acute Poisoning Calcium Gluconate Specific Antidote Cyanide Toxicity Tricyclic Antidepressant Overdose 
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  • R. Askenasi
  • M. Marchal

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