The treatment of hydrogen sulfide intoxication: oxygen versus nitrites

A case of severe H2S intoxication, treated with oxygen, respiratory support and thiopental cerebral protection, is presented. The usual antidotal treatments using nitrites or oxygen are discussed, examining the risks of nitrite use and the efficacy of oxygen. The successful outcome of the case prese...

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Volume: 24
Main Author: Ravizza, A G
Carugo, D
Cerchiari, E L
Cantadore, R
Bianchi, G E
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: United States 01.08.1982
published in: Veterinary and human toxicology Vol. 24; no. 4; p. 241
Data of publication: 1982-Aug
ISSN: 0145-6296
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Medline
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