Disease Information for Water hemlock poisoning

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Dizzy on Standing/Giddy Response
Orthostatic drop in blood pressure
Pulse pressure decreased/narrow/Parvus pulse
Pulse, thready
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Pain Crampy
Diarrhea
Diarrhea, explosive
Diarrhea, fulminant
Nausea
Relentless vomiting/retching/purging
Vomiting
Drooling
Excess salivation/hypersalivation
Foaming/Frothing at the mouth
Sialorrhea/Ptyalism
Cramping in Extremities
Seizures
Spasms in Both Legs
Dyspnea
Hyperpnea
Rapid Breathing
Shallow breathing
Shortness of breath/SOB
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Hyperstimulated/Wakeful
Restlessness/Anxiousness
Mydriasis/wide pupils
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Collapse Seizure Acidosis Anaerobic
Demographics & Risk Factors
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Event/Springtime
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Apnea
Convulsions (grand mal)
Death/Unanticipated
Orthostatic syncope Hypotension
Respiratory muscle weakness
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Lowers seizure threshold
DRUG-Herbal group (example)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Tissue hypoxia/potential
Toxin
TOXIN/Fulminant course/death in hours
TOXIN/Immediate death/minutes
TOXIN/Lethal often
TOXIN/Odor of carrots
TOXIN/Plant VERY TOXIC/DEADLY tiny doses
TOXIN/Poison Organic (category)
TOXIN/Poison/Botanical/alkaloids/plant toxins (category)
TOXIN/Poisonous Plant (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Cicuta, Cicuta (organism), Hemlock Water, POIS, poisoning, Poisoning (disorder), Poisoning by, Poisoning syndrome, Poisonings, SECTION D 8 POISONINGS, Water Hemlock, Herbal name Cicuta maculata, Herbal name Cicuta maculata/douglasii/californica, Herbal synonym Beaver poison plant, Herbal synonym Cowbane
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG-Herbal Source USA/American Indian:
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