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  1. The treatment of hydrofluoric acid burns.

    Article - En anglais

    Hydrofluoric acid is a colourless or almost colourless, fuming liquid having a highly caustic and corrosive effect on organic tissue.

    Many kinds of hydrofluoric acid in concentrations are used in industrial processes and laboratory uses because of its useful chemical properties.

    Hydrofluoric acid causes severe and painful burns to the skin and eyes.

    In this paper, the immediate symptoms, the typical treatments in the literature, first aid and therapy of hydrofluoric acid burns are reviewed.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Fluorhydrique acide, Brûlure chimique, Toxicité, Exposition professionnelle, Homme, Symptomatologie, Chimiothérapie, Traitement, Médecine travail, Peau pathologie, Oeil pathologie, Traumatisme, Soin premier secours

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hydrofluoric acid, Chemical burn, Toxicity, Occupational exposure, Human, Symptomatology, Chemotherapy, Treatment, Occupational medicine, Skin disease, Eye disease, Trauma

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0414422

    Code Inist : 002B03L06. Création : 10/04/1997.