Organophosphate/ Insecticide Poisoning

Introduction Organophosphates poisoning causes irreversibly inhibition of acetylcholinesterase leading to accumulation of acetylcholine at muscarinic and nicotinic synapses and in the CNS. Organophosphates are absorbed through the skin, lungs, and gastrointestinal tract and are distributed widely in tissues. Elimination is slow- by hepatic metabolism Clinical features of organophosphate/ Insecticide Poisoning Onset is usually between 30 … Read more