Respiratory Complications from Tetraethylammonium Ion
Report of Two Deaths
Ill effects of tetraethylammonium ion reported in the current literature are reviewed. Two deaths are reported which are considered to be attributable to this substance; one resulted from a myocardial infarction, the other was due to respiratory failure. Four dogs were given progressively increasing doses of tetraethylammonium ion and all ultimately died of respiratory failure.
- © 1951 American Heart Association, Inc.