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ID (ISN) del documento24053
Número CIS 75-1989
ISSN - Título de la serie 0959-8146 - British Medical Journal
Año 1975
Número de serie
Autor(es) Wilkinson S.P., McHugh P., Horsley S., Tubbs H., Lewis M., Thould A., Winterton M., Parsons V., Williams R.
Título Arsine toxicity aboard the Asiafreighter.
Información bibliográfica 6 Sep. 1975, Vol.3, No.5893, p.559-563. Illus. 20 ref.
Resumen Medical report on 8 cases of poisoning on a ship due to arsine that had escaped from the cargo hold. The article describes the incident, the initial symptoms, and the effects on the haematological, renal, neurological, pulmonary and cardiovascular systems, skin, nails and hair, liver, and joints. 4 patients were severely poisoned and intravascular haemolysis was complete in one case, requiring an exchange transfusion. All 4 developed renal failure, and 2 of them peripheral neuropathy. The article is illustrated by photographs and tables.
Descriptores (primarios) envenenamiento; transportes marítimos; hidrógeno de arsénico
Descriptores (secundarios) efectos neurotóxicos; estudio de caso; hemolisis; exanguinotransfusión; efectos cardiotóxicos; efectos nefrotóxicos; efectos neumotóxicos; efectos hematotóxicos
Tipo de documento -
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Inorganic substances
Water transportation
Arsenic and compounds