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Recovery from severe paraquat poisoning
  1. D. B. Galloway,
  2. J. C. Petrie

    Abstract

    Recovery from poisoning with the herbicide, paraquat (20% concentrate—‘Gramoxone’) is rare (Malone et el., 1971). A patient is reported who survived despite ingesting an apparently fatal dose. Treatment consisted of forced diuresis and a single haemodialysis. Oxygen, steroids and immunosuppressives were not given.

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