Disease Information for Chloroform administration/toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Arrhythmia signs/irregular pulse
Irregular rhythm/heartbeat
Local necrotic tissue/burn/ulceration
Yellow skin discoloration
Nausea
Vomiting
Characteristic breath odor
Fever with Jaundice
Acute ataxia
Confusion/Disoriented
Headache
Headache, frontal
Intoxicated state/ataxia/slurred speech
Slow speech
Slurred speech
Slurred Speech/Acute
Staggering Gait
Unable to tandem walk/straight line
Unconscious/Narcosis status
Acutely ill patient/signs
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Cleaning Solutions
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Liver biopsy/Fatty change in liver tissue
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Anesthesia, general/misadventure
Cardiac arrhythmias
Coma/Unconscious
Encephalopathy/CNS effect
Fatty liver
Hyperpyrexia
Hyperthermia
Hyperthermia, malignant
Toxic hepatitis
Ventricular fibrillation
Ventricular tachycardia/arrest
Ataxia Disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anesthetic inhalant agent (example)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Fatty accumulation in liver
Pathophysiology/Liver cell necrosis
Pathophysiology/Tissue hypoxia/potential
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/Characteristic Odor
TOXIN/Chlorinated hydrocarbon/solvent (ex)
TOXIN/Lethal possible
TOXIN/Pleasant/Aromatic/Sweet taste
TOXIN/Poison/Pesticides/Insecticides (category)
TOXIN/Volatil liquid/Solvent/Fluid
TOXIN/Fumigant Gas/Vapor Usage
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) IV ?
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Drug discontinued/TOXIC (RX)
Definition

Early inhalant anesthetic; toxic and no longer used; poisoning causes coma and cardiac arrhythmias and respiratory depression

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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