Intensive care management of organophosphate insecticide poisoning

Sungur M., Guven M.

CRITICAL CARE, vol.5, no.4, pp.211-215, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/cc1025
  • Title of Journal : CRITICAL CARE
  • Page Numbers: pp.211-215


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.