Disease Information for Nitrates/Nitrites poisoning

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Dizzy on Standing/Giddy Response
Low Blood Pressure
Orthostatic drop in blood pressure
Postural Hypotension Non-neural
Headache
Acutely ill patient/signs
Low body temperature
Typical Clinical Presentation
Cyanotic with normal AO2/O2 Sat
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Heinz bodies RBC (Lab)
Heinz Body Prep/RBCs Positive
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hypotension
Hypothermia
Methemoglobin inducing poisons/toxicity
Orthostatic syncope Hypotension
Vascular headache
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Nitrate/Nitroglycerin medication (example)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Tissue hypoxia/potential
Process
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/Cellular hypoxia oxidative/hgb release
Definition

Oxidizer chemicals cause methemoglobinemia

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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