Add oleander to your list of corrosives


Taskin O., Belli F., Acikalin A., DİŞEL N. R.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.19, no.3, pp.115-116, 2019 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.tjem.2018.12.002
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.115-116
  • Keywords: Oleander poisoning, Nerium oleander, Corrosive, Esophagitis, TOXICITY
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Nerium oleander is a toxic ornamental plant which usually grows in the Mediterranean area. In the past it was used to produce cardiotonic medicine and there are studies on using this plant as an anti-cancer medicine and on its use in alternative medicine for many causes.