TITLE

Paraquat ingestion with methaemoglobinaemia treated with methylene blue

AUTHOR(S)
Ng, L.L.; Naik, R.B.; Polak, A.
PUB. DATE
May 1982
SOURCE
British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);5/15/1982, Vol. 284 Issue 6327, p1445
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the association of methemoglobinemia and hemolysis with the ingestion of paraquat. Characteristics of paraquat; Impact of superoxide ions produced by the reoxidation of paraquat on the lipid cell membranes; Influence of alcohol on the toxicity of paraquat; Use of methylene blue in treating methemoglobinemia.
ACCESSION #
4835783

 

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