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A Retrospective Study on the Clinical Profile and Outcome of Patients on Mechanical Ventilation with Intermediate Syndrome (IMS) Following Organophosphorus Poisoning


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1 JJM Medical College, Davangere, India

Organophosphorus poisoning is the most common type of poisoning in rural India. After initial recovery from cholinergic crisis, some patients have resurgence of respiratory muscle paralysis requiring ventilator support and condition is termed as intermediate syndrome. This study was done to evaluate outcome of patients on mechanical ventilation with IMS.

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Intermediate Syndrome, Organo-Phosphorus Poisoning, Cholinergic Crisis, Acetylcholine, Respiratory Muscle Paralysis, Cholinesterase Levels.
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  • A Retrospective Study on the Clinical Profile and Outcome of Patients on Mechanical Ventilation with Intermediate Syndrome (IMS) Following Organophosphorus Poisoning

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Jaya chandra Tentu
JJM Medical College, Davangere, India
D. B. Prakash
JJM Medical College, Davangere, India

Abstract


Organophosphorus poisoning is the most common type of poisoning in rural India. After initial recovery from cholinergic crisis, some patients have resurgence of respiratory muscle paralysis requiring ventilator support and condition is termed as intermediate syndrome. This study was done to evaluate outcome of patients on mechanical ventilation with IMS.

Keywords


Intermediate Syndrome, Organo-Phosphorus Poisoning, Cholinergic Crisis, Acetylcholine, Respiratory Muscle Paralysis, Cholinesterase Levels.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FFP071