Recognition and management of pesticide poisonings
Donald P. Morgan, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Pesticide Programs. Health Effects Division
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1989 - Technology & Engineering - 207 pages
Designed as guidance for emergency management, this manual deals almost entirely with short-term (acute) harmful effects of pesticides. Included is information on the health hazards of pesticides currently in use, along with current consensus recommendations for management of poisonings and injuries caused by them. Formatted for quick reference by through indexing, the book addresses poisoning by insecticides, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, rodenticides, fumigants, and other solvents, acaricides, repellents, and adjuvants. Indexed by symptoms and signs and by chemical and product names. Illustrated.
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absorbed absorption acid activated charcoal acute administer Adults and children alkyl arrhythmias arsine aspiration atropine blood borate Cadmium calcium Carbamate carbon cardiac cause cells Chapter chemical children over 12 children under 12 chlorate chlorophenoxy compounds cholinesterase clean water COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS concentrations convulsions copious amounts cyanide dermal diarrhea diquat dosage doses effects electrolyte enzyme excretion exposure fluoride flushing formulated fumigants fungicides gastric gastrointestinal herbicide HEXACHLOROBENZENE human poisonings ingestion inhalation injury insecticides intravenous fluids intubation irritation persists lavage liver MANIFESTATIONS OF POISONING Metaldehyde methyl bromide mg/kg body weight Monitor nausea Nicotine Nitrophenols occurs oral Organic mercury organochlorines organophosphate oxide oxygen paraquat patient pesticide Phosphides phosphorus plasma protect the airway pulmonary edema pyrethrins pyrethroids respiratory tract Section serum severe poisoning slurry soap and water sodium Sodium chlorate sorbitol stomach sulfate sulfur Syrup of Ipecac systemic poisonings Thallium thiram tion tissue TOXICOLOGY AND MANIFESTATIONS TOXICOSIS TREATMENT urine vomiting wettable powder Ziram