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Pralidoxime in Acute Organophosphorus Insecticide Poisoning—A Randomised Controlled Trial

  • Michael Eddleston mail,

    eddlestonm@yahoo.com

    Affiliations: Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, Ox-Col Collaboration, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration, Sri Lanka

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  • Peter Eyer,

    Affiliation: Walther Straub Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

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  • Franz Worek,

    Affiliation: Bundeswehr Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Munich, Germany

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  • Edmund Juszczak,

    Affiliation: Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College, University of Oxford, England

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  • Nicola Alder,

    Affiliation: Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College, University of Oxford, England

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  • Fahim Mohamed,

    Affiliations: Ox-Col Collaboration, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration, Sri Lanka

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  • Lalith Senarathna,

    Affiliations: Ox-Col Collaboration, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration, Sri Lanka

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  • Ariyasena Hittarage,

    Affiliation: Anuradhapura General Hospital, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

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  • Shifa Azher,

    Affiliation: Polonnaruwa General Hospital, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

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  • K. Jeganathan,

    Affiliation: Anuradhapura General Hospital, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

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  • Shaluka Jayamanne,

    Affiliation: Polonnaruwa General Hospital, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

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  • Ludwig von Meyer,

    Affiliation: Institute of Legal Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

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  • Andrew H. Dawson,

    Affiliations: South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration, Sri Lanka, School of Public Health, University of Newcastle, Australia

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  • Mohamed Hussain Rezvi Sheriff,

    Affiliations: Ox-Col Collaboration, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration, Sri Lanka

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  • Nick A. Buckley

    Affiliations: South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration, Sri Lanka, Professorial Unit, Department of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

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  • Published: June 30, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000104

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