Acute Pulmonary Damage by Toxic Substances: New Aspects of Therapy

  • J. Meulenbelt
  • B. Sangster
Part of the Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 1994 book series (YEARBOOK, volume 1994)

Abstract

Acute inhalatory intoxications occur regularly and especially in the occupational environment. These acute intoxications, in contrast to chronic ones, are caused by a single exposure or exposure during a short period of time to relatively high doses or concentrations of exogenous substances. The symptoms depend on the concentration of the intoxicating substance and the duration of exposure.

Keywords

Toxicity Glutathione Ozone Hydrocortisone Histamine 

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