Disease Information for Chlorine gas poisoning

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Chest Pain
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Cyanosis
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Burning blebs/sudden appearance/skin
Choking
Gagging
Nausea
Relentless vomiting/retching/purging
Vomiting
Altered mental status Mental status change
Sudden unconsciousness
Bronchospasm signs
Cellophane crackles/rales at bases sign
Chest pain/non-cardiac
Chest tightness/breathing response
Cough
Dyspnea
Hemoptysis
Painful cough
Pulmonary Crackles
Rales
Shortness of breath/SOB
Wheezing
Burning/Raw throat feeling
Laryngeal pain/Aphonia
Larynx Pain
Nasal mucosal involvement/irritation
Stridor (Inspiratory noise)
Acutely ill patient/signs
Collapse/Prostration
Bloodshot eyes/Conjunctival injection
Eye Pains, Bilateral
Red Eyes Bilateral
Scleral Injection
Temporary blindness
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Adult male Fulminant pneumonia Sanguinous effusion Death
Presentation/Vesicant Eye Skin Nose Lungs Immediate
Disease Progression
Course/Acute only
Course/Catastrophic presentation/onset
Course/Poisoning like onset/Abrupt severe
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Industrial fumes
Exposure/Terrorist biologic weapon agents
Exposure/Terrorist Chemical weapon agent
Exposure/Terrorist/Chemical-biological weapon (CBW)
Occupational Factors
Occupation/Soldier/officer military
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Event/Mass exposure/community illness/death
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult/all
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Lung biopsy/Interstitial fibrosis
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Bilateral pulmonary infiltrates/Chest
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Infiltrate, pulmonary/Chest
Xray/Interstitial infiltrate/fibrosis/Chest
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis, respiratory
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Asphyxia/suffocation
Asthma
Blepharospasm
Chemical pneumonitis
Chemical Tracheobronchitis
Conjunctivitis, chemical
Death/Unanticipated
Epistaxis/nosebleed
Laryngeal edema
Noxious gas inhalation/toxicity
Pulmonary edema/non-cardiogenic
Respiratory distress (adult) syndrome
Respiratory failure/Pulmonary insufficiency
Syncope/Fainting
Tracheal edema
Tracheal necrosis/pseudomembrane/asphyxia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Bronchospasm
Pathophysiology/Tissue hypoxia/potential
Process
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/Aerosolized Terror/Weapon chemical
TOXIN/CBRNE (Chemical/Biologic Weapons All) potential
TOXIN/Chemical Weapon/Terrorist/Military
TOXIN/Elemental chemical poisoning (ex)
TOXIN/Gaseous/Fumes/Airborne
TOXIN/Highly soluble irritant gas (eyes>lungs)
TOXIN/Lethal often
TOXIN/Lethal possible
TOXIN/Poison/Corrosives/caustic (category)
TOXIN/Poison/Gaseous/inhaled toxic (category)
TOXIN/Poison/Inorganic (category)
TOXIN/Poison/Solvents/industrial (category)
TOXIN/Pulmonary irritant CBW agent
TOXIN/Vesicant CBW agent
TOXIN/Vomiting CBW agent
TOXIN/Weapon/anti-personnel agent/poison (ex)
TOXIN/Skin reaction/chemical irritant
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Oxygen
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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