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Document ID (ISN)109951
CIS number 09-883
ISSN - Serial title 1556-3650 - Clinical Toxicology
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schep L.J., Slaughter R.J., Temple W.A., Beasley D.M.
Title Diethylene glycol poisoning
Bibliographic information July 2009, Vol.47, No.6, p.525-535. Illus. 99 ref.
Abstract This literature survey on diethylene glycol (DEG) summarized the aspects of DEG poisoning including epidemiology, toxicokinetics, toxicity mechanisms, clinical features, toxicity, diagnosis and management. DEG ingestion can lead to serious complications that may prove fatal. Prognosis may be improved, however, with prompt supportive care and timely use of fomepizole or ethanol.
Descriptors (primary) poisoning; toxic substances; toxicology; diethylene glycol
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; medical treatment; antidote treatment; diagnosis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceNew Zealand
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Glycol ethers