CRITICAL CARE, vol.5, no.4, pp.211-215, 2001 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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anticholinesterase, atropine, organophosphate pesticides, poisoning, pralidoxime, INTOXICATION, PESTICIDES
Introduction Organophosphate (OP) insecticides inhibit both acetylcholinesterase and pseudocholinesterase activities. The clinical course of OP poisoning may be quite severe and may need intensive care management. We report our experience with the intensive care management of serious OP insecticide poisonings.