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Poisons Summary

Description: Substances which, when ingested, inhaled, or absorbed, or when applied to, injected into, or developed within the body in relatively small amounts may, by their chemical action, cause damage to structure or disturbance of function. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

Key Diseases for which Poisons is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 10 outcomes 5 studies in 124 results
  2. Bites and Stings (Sting) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 13 results
  3. Snake Bites (Snake Bite) : 2 outcomes in 6 results
  4. Suppuration : 2 outcomes in 2 results
  5. Rabies (Hydrophobia) : 2 outcomes in 2 results
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Drugs Related to Poisons

  1. Type I DNA Topoisomerases (Topoisomerase I)
  2. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
  3. Type II DNA Topoisomerases (Topoisomerase II)
  4. Camptothecin
  5. Enzymes
  6. Methemoglobin
  7. Antineoplastic Agents (Antineoplastics)
  8. irinotecan (Camptosar)
  9. Topoisomerase I Inhibitors
  10. Street Drugs (Illicit Drugs)
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Therapies Related to Poisons

  1. Hemoperfusion
  2. Assisted Circulation
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
  5. Therapeutics
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