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Acute cyanide poisoning: are skin findings and odors helpful in making the diagnosis?

June 19, 2018, 12:48 pm

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Challenges in the diagnosis of acute cyanide poisoning. Parker-Cote JL et al. Clin Toxicol 2018;56(7):609-617

Abstract

The stated goal of this somewhat confusing and unfocused article was to “identify isolated acute cyanide poison cases and to identify reported signs, symptoms and laboratory findings.”

The authors did a systematic literature review to retrieve cases reports and case series describing patients who …

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