Buckley, Nicholas; Eddleston, Michael; Dawson, Andrew
1. Pesticide poisoning kills hundreds of thousands of people in the Asia-Pacific region each year. The majority of deaths are from deliberate self-poisoning with organophosphorus pesticides (OP), aluminium phosphide and paraquat. The current response from a public health, medical and research perspective is inadequate. 2. There are few proven or effective treatments; in addition, very little clinical research has been performed to transfer antidotes shown to work in animal studies into clinical...[Show more]
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