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Arsenic Poisoning

This flashcard is one from my series on heavy metals.

To keep a sense of consistence, I incorporated a giant cube onto each flashcard. The front of the cube features the atomic number and mass from the periodic table, while the side of the cube features a list of signs and symptoms of toxicity. On the top of the cube, I drew a character that summarises the toxicity.

Arsenic is often used as a rat poison; it causes glove and stocking paraesthesia, scaly skin and garlic breath. I thought it was fun drawing a sexy rat with garlic breath…


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Emergency medicine physician and assistant professor at the SUNY Upstate Medical University and the VA Medical Center in Syracuse, New York | Tox Flashcards | @EM_Pearls |

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