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Severe hypothermia causing ventricular arrhythmia in organophosphorus poisoningkartik munta, Paiullah Santosh, Manimala Rao Surath

Kartik Munta, Paiullah Santosh, Manimala Surath

Keywords : Atropine, hypothermia, organophosphorus poisoning, Osborn waves, ventricular tachycardia

Citation Information : Munta K, Santosh P, Surath M. Severe hypothermia causing ventricular arrhythmia in organophosphorus poisoningkartik munta, Paiullah Santosh, Manimala Rao Surath. Indian J Crit Care Med 2017; 21 (2):99-101.

DOI: 10.4103/ijccm.IJCCM_443_16

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-02-2017

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Organophosphorus poisoning cases are routinely treated across all Intensive Care Units adjoining the rural areas where agriculture is the main source of income. We present a unique case of severe hypothermia seen in a case of organophosphorus poisoning, which led to electrocardiogram disturbances and life-threatening arrhythmias.

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