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The Need for translational research on antidotes for pesticide poisoning

Buckley, Nicholas; Eddleston, Michael; Dawson, Andrew

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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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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/84187
Source: Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1681.2005.04298.x

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