When should treatment of acute mercury toxicity be initiated?

Updated: Nov 05, 2018
  • Author: David A Olson, MD; Chief Editor: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS  more...
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Answer

Although laboratory studies are important, acute treatment in critical situations should be based on the patient’s history and clinical presentation, without waiting for laboratory confirmation.


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