Aluminium Phosphide Poisoning [chapter]

Babak Mostafazadeh
2012 Toxicity and Drug Testing  
To complete this review, the terms aluminum and aluminum phosphide and phosphine were searched using the TUMS (Toxicity and Drug Testing 346 Medline, pubmed and Google Scholar databases. All applicable articles in English were attained. Many isolated case reports and small case series do not appear in the citation list. The ability to highlight important aspects is the only criterion for inclusion in this review. The criteria used in the current review include below criteria: Articles were
more » ... ted based on the impact of lifestyle, stress, and/or environmental factor/s predisposing aluminium phosphide poisoning exposure. Criteria for selection of the literature used included yes-no responses to the appropriateness of methodology; adequacy of subject numbers; specificity of sex and/or age of subjects, and statistically significant response rates to survey questionnaires. The time frame used was principally 1990-2011 inclusive, although articles of extreme importance from earlier decades were used where appropriate. A multifactorial overview of the factors eschewed concerning aluminium phosphide poisoning exposure was elucidated. It was supposed that collective articles detailing known factors of usage were not necessarily correlated with functionality and health. Collection of materials for the review started with the published literature or easily available academic research.
doi:10.5772/30350 fatcat:m6mngmyeqjehxirp54jxeogt24