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Society guideline links: General measures for acute poisoning treatment

Deputy Editor
James F Wiley, II, MD, MPH


This topic includes links to society and government-sponsored guidelines from selected countries and regions around the world. We will update these links periodically; newer versions of some guidelines may be available on each society's website. Some societies may require users to log in to access their guidelines.

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Links related to guidelines are provided separately. (See "Society guideline links: Treatment of acute poisoning caused by specific agents other than drugs of abuse" and "Society guideline links: Poisoning prevention" and "Society guideline links: Opioid use disorder and withdrawal".)


World Health Organization (WHO): Clinical management of acute pesticide intoxication − Prevention of suicidal behaviours (2008)

United States

The Extracorporeal Treatments in Poisoning Workgroup (EXTRIP): Blood purification in toxicology − Reviewing the evidence and providing recommendations (2016)

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Literature review current through: Nov 2017. | This topic last updated: Aug 03, 2017.
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