Tagged ‘Toxicology’

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Toxic Gas Exposure

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A quick overview of toxic gas exposure for the EM physician: simple asphyxiants, chemical asphyxiants, and caustics.
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Pulmonary Complications of Opioid Overdose Treated with Naloxone

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Pulmonary complications after opioid overdose include: non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema, aspiration pneumonia/pneumonitis and acute respiratory distress syndrome. Multiple mechanisms have been proposed for these complications. These complications have been described in opioid overdose both with and without Naloxone administration.
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Akathisia

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An overview of akathisia: easily missed and easily exacerbated in the ED.
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Alcoholic Ketoacidosis

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An overview of ketoacidosis, a diagnosis that can be easily missed.
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Digoxin Toxicity

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We take a look at one of our favorite cardiac glycosides.
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