gastric lavage

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washing out the stomach with sterile water or a saltwater solution

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Salen, P, Shih R, Sierzenski P, Reed J Effect of Physostigmine and Gastric Lavage in a Datura Stramonium-induced anticholinergic poisoning epidemic.
Gastric lavage has little effect unless done within an hour of ingestion of the substance.
Gastric lavage and active charcoal administration were performed in 7 patients who presented to emergency departments in the first two hours among 9 beta blocker intoxication patients in the emergency departments they were referred.
After orotracheal intubation with a cuffed tube, mechanical ventilation was initiated and gastric lavage samples sent for toxicological analysis.
He was intubated and cooled with ice packs, a fan, and cold-water gastric lavage.
Induced sputum versus gastric lavage for microbiological confirmation of pulmonary tuberculosis in infants and young children: a prospective study.
Induced sputum versus gastric lavage for microbiological confirmation of pulmonary TB in infants and young children: a prospective study Lancet 2005;365:130-134.
Treatment consists of initial aggressive management to prevent absorption: activated charcoal should be administered and gastric lavage can be considered within 30 minutes - 1 hour of ingestion, keeping in mind the high risk of perforation.
Her trachea was immediately intubated and intermittent positive pressure ventilation instituted and gastric lavage undertaken.
Gastric lavage is only indicated if patients present within 2 hours of ingestion.
11) Gastric lavage is not recommended for the routine management of any poisoned patient unless the patient has ingested a potentially life-threatening amount of a poison, and the procedure can be undertaken within 60 minutes of ingestion.
Co-operative kerosene poisoning study: evaluation of gastric lavage and other factors in the treatment of accidental ingestion of petroleum distillation products.
Mainstays of treatment of DDS overdose are the provision of supplemental oxygen, administration of methylene blue, dermal decontamination, gastric lavage, MDAC and ascorbic acid which acts as an antioxidant (3).
3%) were presented to another healthcare institution before our pediatric emergency outpatient clinic and gastric lavage was performed and activated carchoal was administered in 62 of them (26.