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Poisoning

Poisoning: Introduction

There are many substances that are harmful to humans. Probably the most common is food poisoning (typically from bacteria or parasites), but also dangerous are various heavy metals (e.g. lead, arsenic, mercury, etc.), gases such as carbon monoxide, drug overdose, alcohol poisoning, numerous household chemicals, and many others. ...more »

Symptoms of Poisoning

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Poisoning?

Poisoning: Related Patient Stories

Poisoning: Deaths

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Types of Poisoning

Poisoning: Complications

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Causes of Poisoning

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Disease Topics Related To Poisoning

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Misdiagnosis and Poisoning

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Poisoning: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Prognosis for Poisoning

Research about Poisoning

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Clinical Trials for Poisoning

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Statistics for Poisoning

Poisoning: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Poisoning:

Carbon monoxide (CO). A poisonous colorless, odorless, tasteless gas. It combines with hemoglobin to form carboxyhemoglobin, which has no oxygen carrying capacity. The resultant oxygen deprivation causes headache, dizziness, decreased pulse and respiratory rates, unconsciousness, and death. (From Merck Index, 11th ed) - (Source - Diseases Database)

The physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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