Category Name: TOXCards

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ToxCard: Green Urine?

Diquat is a bipyridyl compound used as an herbicide and is a rare form of poisoning. Diagnosis is made by history and urine sodium dithionite test with green coloration (dose related color intensity) of the urine.

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ToxCard: Riot Control Agents

In recent weeks many law enforcement agencies around the country have used some form of tear gas against protesting civilians, resulting in the most widespread domestic use of riot control agents against civilians since the period of unrest of the '60s and '70s. Healthcare responders need to be aware of proper decontamination and initial supportive care when dealing with these agents.