By Michael R. Dobbs
Medical Neurotoxicology bargains exact, correct, and complete assurance of a box that has grown enormously within the final two decades. you will get a present symptomatic method of treating problems attributable to neurotoxic brokers, environmental factors-such as heavy metals and pesticides-and extra. practice discussions of mobile and molecular approaches and pathology to scientific neurology. best professionals and up-and-coming medical neurotoxicologists current their services on wide-ranging, international matters and debate controversies within the strong point, together with Gulf warfare Syndrome. And, professional seek advice performance enables you to entry the entire textual content of the ebook on-line, from any net connection.Provides a whole directory of neurotoxic agents-from synthetic to environmental-so you get accomplished, scientific coverage.Covers how pollution show up themselves in response to age and co-morbidity for you to handle the wishes of all of your patients.Offers large and in-depth assurance of poisons from world wide via contributions via top specialists and up-and-coming medical neurotoxicologists.Features dialogue of arguable and weird issues equivalent to Gulf conflict Syndrome, Parkinson's ailment, motor neuron illness, in addition to different concerns which are nonetheless in question.Includes entry to www.expertconsult.com, a significant other web site the place you could quick seek the whole contents of the book.Your buy entitles you to entry the website till the following version is released, or till the present version isn't any longer provided on the market by means of Elsevier, whichever happens first. If the subsequent variation is released under 365 days after your buy, you'll be entitled to on-line entry for 365 days out of your date of buy. Elsevier reserves the precise to provide an appropriate substitute product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based digital model) should still on-line entry to the website be discontinued.
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Pupillary miosis is characteristic of the cholinergic state of organophosphate intoxication and is commonly seen in opiate overdose. 25 Chapter 3 • Approach to the Outpatient with Suspected Neurotoxic Exposure Cranial Nerves III, IV, and VI Botulism commonly causes ophthalmoplegia, but so do many other biological toxins. A few include tetrodotoxin, tick paralysis neurotoxin, and certain arachnid and reptile venoms. Cranial Nerve V The classic clinical syndrome of exposure to trichloroethylene is bilateral trigeminal sensory neuropathy.
Some agents cause seizures directly by altering the balance between inhibitory and excitatory neurotransmission. Many other agents promote seizure activity indirectly by causing profound systemic derangements, such as hypoglycemia, hemodynamic collapse, or hypoxia. Table 3 provides a list of agents that may cause seizures directly. In general, toxin-induced seizures are treated in a similar fashion to those not associated with toxin ingestion. Clinicians should assure the patient maintains a patent airway, and blood glucose should be measured.
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