Episode 50.0 – Gastric Lavage

This week we look at the rarely used, but potentially life-saving, procedure of gastric lavage.

June 6th, 2016 Download Leave a Comment Tags: , ,

Show Notes

Gastric Lavage Indications (Goldfrank's Toxicology Ch 7)

Gastric Lavage Indications (Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies Ch 7)

Gastric Lavage Risk Assessment (Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies Ch 7)

Gastric Lavage Risk Assessment (Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies Ch 7)

Gastric Lavage Placement (Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies Ch 7)

Gastric Lavage Placement (Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies Ch 7)

References

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Benson BE et al. Position paper update: gastric lavage for gastrointestinal decontamination. Clin Tox 2013; 51: 140-6. PMID: 23418938

Gude AB, Hoegberg LCG. Chapter 7. Techniques Used to Prevent Gastrointestinal Absorption. In: Nelson LS, Lewin NA, Howland M, Hoffman RS, Goldfrank LR, Flomenbaum NE. eds. Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies, 9e . New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2011.

Hoffman RS. Does consensus equal correctness? Clin Tox 2000; 38(7): 689-90. PMID: 11192453

Kulig K et al. Management of acutely poisoned patients without gastric emptying. Ann Emerg Med 1985; 14(6): 562-9. PMID: 2859819

Merigian KS et al. Prospective evaluation of gastric emptying in the self-poisoned patient. Am J Emerg Med 1990; 8: 479-83. PMID: 1977400

Pond SM et al. Gastric emptying in acute overdose: a prospective randomised controlled trial. Med J Aus 1995; 163: 34-9. PMID: 7565257

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