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William P. Hort

William Peter Hort (1799-1852) was an English born, American physician; one of the earliest clinical case reports in America on the use of oral charcoal as an antidote for acute poisoning
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Activated Charcoal

Activated Charcoal: decontamination agent; absorbing molecules of drug on its surface -> inhibiting their absorption by as much as 50% -> excretion in faeces