What is the role of surgery in the treatment of organophosphate (OP) toxicity?

Updated: Sep 22, 2018
  • Author: Kenneth D Katz, MD, FAAEM, ABMT; Chief Editor: Sage W Wiener, MD  more...
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Patients with trauma or blast injury should be treated according to standard advanced trauma life support (ATLS) protocol. Patient decontamination should always be considered to prevent medical personnel poisoning.


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