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Drug overdoses

Punit S. Ramrakha, Kevin P. Moore and Amir Sam

in Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine

Third edition

Published on behalf of © Punit S. Ramrakha and Kevin P. Moore

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199230921
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598793 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199230921.003.14

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Drug overdoses

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Overdoses: general approach - Drug overdoses and antidotes - Amphetamines - Antipsychotic drugs - Benzodiazepines - β-blockers - Calcium channel blockers - Carbon monoxide - Cocaine - Cyanide - Digoxin - Ecstasy - Ethanol: acute intoxication - Ethylene glycol - Flunitrazepam - Gamma hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) or liquid ecstasy - Iron - Lithium - Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) - Methanol - Isopropanol - Olanzapine - Opiates - Paracetamol: assessment - Paracetamol: management - Paraquat - Risperidone - Salicylates - Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) - Theophylline - Tricyclic antidepressants - Valproate

Chapter.  10473 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Acute Medicine

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