Preservatives For Poisonings

PRESERVATIVES FOR POISONINGS

Q. 1

Main symptom of Korsakoff’s psychosis is?

 A Ataxia
 B

Global confusion

 C Opthalmoplegia
 D

Confabulation

Q. 1

Main symptom of Korsakoff’s psychosis is?

 A Ataxia
 B

Global confusion

 C Opthalmoplegia
 D

Confabulation

Ans. D

Explanation:

Confabulation REF: Kaplan & Sadock’s Synopsis of Psychiatry 9th edition Page 396-413

ALCOHOL INDUCED THYAMINE DEFICIENCY

Wernicke’s Encephalopathy

Korsakoff’s Psychosis

Triad of

•     Global confusion

•     Opthalmoplegia (B/L lateral rectus palsy)

•     Ataxia

•     Amnesia (recent > long-term)

•     Confabulation (filling memory gaps with

imaginary events)


Q. 2

Preservation of brain is not required in

 A

Alkaloid poisoning

 B

Organophosphorus poisoning

 C

Volatile organic poisoning

 D

Heavy metal poisoning

Q. 2

Preservation of brain is not required in

 A

Alkaloid poisoning

 B

Organophosphorus poisoning

 C

Volatile organic poisoning

 D

Heavy metal poisoning

Ans. D

Explanation:

D i.e. Heavy metal


Q. 3

Sodium fluoride may be used for preservation of :

 A

Cyanide

 B

Arsenic

 C

Alcohol

 D

Urine

Q. 3

Sodium fluoride may be used for preservation of :

 A

Cyanide

 B

Arsenic

 C

Alcohol

 D

Urine

Ans. C

Explanation:

C i.e. Alcohol

Sodium fluride should be added to urine or vitrous humor, if alcohol estimationQ is required; and also to samples for analysis for cocaine, cyanides & CO.


Q. 4

Rectified spirit is NOT used as preservative in case of:         

WB 11; NEET 15

 A

Phenol

 B

Cyanide

 C

Insecticides

 D

Alphos

Q. 4

Rectified spirit is NOT used as preservative in case of:         

WB 11; NEET 15

 A

Phenol

 B

Cyanide

 C

Insecticides

 D

Alphos

Ans. A

Explanation:

Ans. Phenol

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