Clinical symptoms Anilin Atropin Barbiturates Dichlorethane Codein Pachycarpin Tubaside Phosphor organic substances Ethyl alcohol Ethylene glycol Carbon monoxide Tranquilizers Antihistamines. Salicylates Cyanides
1 Miosis 0 0 ± ± + 0 ± + ± ± ± + ± ± ±
2 Mydriasie + + ± ± 0 + ± 0 ± ± + ± + + +
3 "Play of pupils" 0 0 + ± 0 0 ± 0 + ± ± ± ± ± ±
4 Synchronous myofibrillations 0 0 0 ± 0 0 0 0 + ± ± ± ± ± ±
5 Asynchronous myofibrillations 0 0 0 0 0 + 0 + 0 0 ± ± ± ± ±
6 Hyperkinesis of choreoid type + + 0 0 0 0 0 + ± 0 ± ± + + ±
7 Rigidity of occiput muscles 0 0 0 ± 0 0 ± ± ± + + ± ± ± ±
8 Asynchronous convulsions + ± 0 ± ± ± 0 ± ± + + ± ± ± +
9 Epileptiform convulsive status ± 0 0 0 0 0 + ± 0 ± ± ± ± ± ±
10 Perspiration of skin ± 0   ± ± ± ± + ± ± ± ± ± ± ±
11 Dryness of skin ± + ± ± ± ± ± 0 ± ± ± + ± + ±
12 Drastic cyanosis of skin + ± ± ± ± ± ± ± ± ± ± ± ± ± ±
13 Hyperemia of skin 0 + ± ± ± 0 ± ± ± + ± ± ± ± +
14 “Marble” appearance of skin ± ± ± + ± + ± ± ± ± ± ± ± ± ±
15 Bradycardia 0 0 ± 0 0 ± ± + ± ± ± ± ± ± ±
16 Tachycardia + + ± + + ± ± ± ± ± ± ± ± + ±
17 Respiratory paralysis with retained reflexes ± ± ± ± + + 0 ± 0 ± + ± ± ± ±
18 Respiratory paralysis only against the background of areflexia + + + + ± ± + ± + ± ± + ± ± ±
19 Bronchoreia ± 0 ± ± ± ± ± + ± ± ± ± ± ± ±
Table 2: Differential diagnosis of comatose states during poisonings by different toxic substances.