Aust Crit Care 2022 Apr 27. Epub 2022 Apr 27.
Grand Ouest Poison Control and Toxicovigilance Center, Angers University Hospital, 4 Rue Larrey, 49933, Angers, France; UNIV Angers, CHU Angers, Univ Rennes, Inserm, EHESP, Irset (Institut de Recherche en Santé, Environnement et Travail), UMR_S1085, F-49000, Angers, France.
Background: Whole-bowel irrigation (WBI) is a strategy of gastrointestinal decontamination, recommended by several European and American learned societies, which may be used in the management of the poisoned patients.
Objectives: The objectives of this study were to describe the feasibility and tolerability of this technique and to compare the clinical outcome of a group of poisoned patients treated with WBI versus that of an untreated group.
Methods: This was a retrospective and observational study of data recorded by the Angers Poison Control Centre (PCC) between 2012 and 2018. Read More