The Crashing Toxicology Patient

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Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2020 Nov;38(4):841-856. doi: 10.1016/j.emc.2020.06.014. Epub 2020 Sep 9.


This article examines, using an organ-systems based approach, rapid diagnosis, resuscitation, and critical care management of the crashing poisoned patient in the emergency department. The topics discussed in this article include seizures and status epilepticus, respiratory failure, cardiovascular collapse and mechanical circulatory support, antidotes and drug-specific therapies, acute liver failure, and extracorporeal toxin removal.

PMID:32981621 | DOI:10.1016/j.emc.2020.06.014

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