Demographic and clinical data were collected which included gender, age, address, type of poison, time from exposure to presentation, time since gastric lavage
and institution of care (antidote, and life support measures).
Position paper update: Gastric lavage
for gastrointestinal decontamination.
One day after presentation, the eagle was anesthetized with isoflurane in a protocol similar to that used for the kestrel, intubated, and positioned in sternal recumbency for gastric lavage
. The bird was secured to a tilted surgery table at a 45[degrees] angle with the head towards the floor.
This is an important finding as, according to recent guidelines, decontamination procedure including gastric lavage
and charcoal are effective if performed within one hour of poisoning incident.27 This is one of the reasons that only 53% of patient underwent gastric lavage
and only 52% received charcoal.
"We have taken her gastric lavage
and sent it to the forensic for investigation.
However, we did eliminate TB and malignancy as the cause of her VFP because (1) she had no history of TB exposure, (2) her PPD was 8 mm, (3) her chest radiograph had no indication of TB, (4) acid-fast bacillus was not observed in the bronchial and gastric lavage
and in her tracheobronchial biopsy, and (5) no malignancy and/or TB was found.
is better than bronchoalveolar lavage for isolation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in childhood pulmonary tuberculosis.
Five hundred and seventeen various clinical specimens such as sputum of patients with suspected tuberculosis, sputum of patients with cystic fibrosis, bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), cutaneous and subcutaneous abscesses, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), dental abscess, mycetoma, wound, bone marrow biopsy, gastric lavage
and tracheal aspirate were collected from February 28, 2011 to March 8, 2013 (Table 1).
He added that a resident doctor suspected food poisoning and referred them to a hotel in Amman for gastric lavage
(2,4,5) In table 1 gastric lavage
and physostigmine are both listed as being recommended for treatment in the setting of D.
has been routinely employed with this belief to evacuate the gastric contents and avoid feeding problems but like other procedures it has been associated with complications [8, 11, 12].
Children were tested in a study in Bangladesh where blood culture was done and sputum samples (one sample each by gastric lavage
and induced sputum) was sent for TB smear microscopy, culture testing and Gene Xpert MTB/ RIF.