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Poisoning & Overdose | Part Two | Cholinergics | Anti Cholinergics

Cholinergics: stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system, block the breakdown of acetylcholine. Pesticides like organophosphates and nerve gas agents like sarin, or soman. Severe symptoms are called: SLUDGEM Salivation Lacrimation Urination Defecation Gi cramping Emesis Miosis Bradycardia Wheezing Myosis Coma Convulsions Management: Own safety! HazMat only. Atropine, Pralidoxime (2-pam chloride), Diazepam, Activated Charcoal if oral ingestion […]

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