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