Overdose and poisoning

Robert Crouch

Edited by Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199203499
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597932 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Overdose and poisoning

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Overview - History taking - Nursing assessment/interventions - Poisoning from therapeutic drugs - Drug misuse - Poisoning from other substances - Prognosis and long‐term care - Food poisoning - Alcohol misuse - Carbon monoxide poisoning - Nursing interventions for patients with alcohol‐relatedproblems

Chapter.  4892 words. 

Subjects: Emergency Medicine

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