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Atropinise the patient

English translation: treat the patient with sufficient atropine

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English term or phrase:Atropinise the patient
English translation:treat the patient with sufficient atropine
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11:36 Feb 15, 2006
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Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals
English term or phrase: Atropinise the patient
Atropinise the patient immediately and maintain full atropinization by repeated doses of 2 to 4 mg at 5 to 10 minutes interval for hours together. The need for further administration is indicated by the continuation of symptoms. As much as 25 to 50 mg be required in a day. The extent of salivation is useful criterion to follow in adjusting the dosage of atropine.

What is atropinization?
Mwananchi
Kenya
Local time: 11:19
treat the patient with sufficient atropine
Explanation:
http://www.gulflink.osd.mil/fox_vehicle_ii/fox_vehicle_ii_re...

atropinization - The effect of treating with sufficient atropine to increase heart rate, stop sweating, dilate the pupils, and produce mild redness to the skin under the influence of atropine. In the case of nerve agent poisoning, it is referred to as sufficient atropine to produce a heart rate above 90.
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Isodynamia
Greece
Local time: 11:19
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Thanks all for your insights.
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atropinise the patient
treat the patient with sufficient atropine


Explanation:
http://www.gulflink.osd.mil/fox_vehicle_ii/fox_vehicle_ii_re...

atropinization - The effect of treating with sufficient atropine to increase heart rate, stop sweating, dilate the pupils, and produce mild redness to the skin under the influence of atropine. In the case of nerve agent poisoning, it is referred to as sufficient atropine to produce a heart rate above 90.

Isodynamia
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Thanks all for your insights.
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Asker: Very prompt and precise answer with unanimous agreement.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Natalie Wilcock: yes, keep up a constant level of atropine in the system (i.e. body)
17 mins
  -> Thank you, Natalie!

agree  xxxsilvia b
48 mins
  -> Thank you, Silvia!

agree  Kevin Kelly
1 hr
  -> Thank you, Kevin!

agree  Yvonne Becker
1 hr
  -> Thank you, Yvonne!

agree  Piotr Sawiec: exactly, sometimes you can say about giving loading doses, and what you expect is to achieve a full syndrome of atropine overdose, which is reffered to as cholynolytic syndrome
1 hr
  -> Yes, Piotr, correct. Thank you!

agree  William [Bill] Gray: Thanks, Constantina ,for a very well presented answer and a very useful link.
1 hr
  -> Thank you, Bill!

agree  Rachel Fell
1 hr
  -> Thank you, Rachel!

agree  Siegfried Armbruster
2 hrs
  -> Thank you!!

agree  Veronica Prpic Uhing
6 hrs
  -> Thank you!!

agree  Michael Barnett
7 hrs
  -> Thank you, Michael!

agree  Will Matter: Excellent.
10 hrs
  -> Thank you!

agree  Lamprini Kosma
1 day3 hrs
  -> Efharisto Lamprini!

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
1 day17 hrs
  -> Thank you, Marju!

agree  Jörgen Slet
22 days
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