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Table 7 Availability of other antidotes and essential drugs in hospitals stratified by hospital type (n = 18)

From: Availability of treatment resources for the management of acute toxic exposures and poisonings in emergency departments among various types of hospitals in Palestine: a cross-sectional study

Antidote list Total Private Government P-value
N = 18 (%) N = 8 (%) N = 10 (%)
Availability of other antidotes
Calcium disodium edetate 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) >0.999
Epinephrine 14 (77.8) 6 (75) 8 (80) >0.999
Flumazenil 18 (100) 8 (100) 10 (100) >0.999
Isoproterenol 8 (44.4) 2 (25) 6 (60) 0.157
leucovorin 5 (27.8) 1 (12.5) 4 (40) 0.314
Protamine sulphate 17 (94.4) 7 (87.5) 10 (100) 0.444
Vitamin K 18 (100) 8 (100) 10 (100) >0.999
Physostigmine salicylate 3 (16.7) 2 (25) 1 (10) 0.559
Availability of essential drugs
Dopamine 16 (88.9) 7 (87.5) 9 (90) >0.999
Bronchodilators 16 (88.9) 7 (87.5) 9 (90) >0.999
Corticosteroids 15 (83.3) 7 (87.5) 8 (80) >0.999
Antihistamines 18 (100) 8 (100) 10 (100) >0.999
Thiamine 1 (5.6) 1 (12.5) 0 (0.0) 0.444
Dextrose 16 (88.9) 8 (100) 8 (80) 0.477
Diazepam 17 (94.4) 8 (100) 9 (90) >0.999
Phenytoin 13 (72.2) 6 (75) 7 (70) >0.999
Morphine 17 (94.4) 8 (100) 9 (90) >0.999
NSAIDs 14 (77.8) 7 (87.5) 7 (70) 0.588
  1. Abbreviation: NSAIDs Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.