Mnemonics for Nurses

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26 Jul 2016 - General

Cholinergic Crisis

This Mnemonics may be useful when facing a case of organophosphate poisoning. These are compounds used as commercial insecticides (isulfoton, phorate, dimethoate, ciodrin, dichlorvos, dioxathion, ruelene, carbophenothion, supona, tepp, epn, hetp, parathion, malathion, ronnel, coumaphos, diazinon, trichlorfon, paraoxon, potasan, dimefox, mipafox, schradan, sevin, and dimetonor) in chemical warfare (nerve gases such as tabun and sarin) and are applied as aerosols or dusts. They can be rapidly abso...
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