ACEP 2018 will feature a plethora of toxicology presentations and workshops, such as "Emergency Toxicology: Emerging Trends – Cases in Poisoning...
From the Journals
Four patients died after developing spontaneous intracranial bleeding.
A 24-year-old man arrived at the ED in cardiac arrest after intentionally ingesting sodium azide.
An 86-year-old woman presented to the ED with a 2- to 3-day history of abdominal pain, weakness, and nausea.
A 75-year-old man presented to the ED after he intentionally ingested a 200-mL bottle of an agricultural insecticide...
While bolus-dose vasopressors are commonly used in critical care medicine and anesthesiology to treat patients with hypoperfusion, its application...
A 22-year-old man with an unremarkable medical history presented with a 2-week history of intermittent periumbilical abdominal pain.
News from the FDA/CDC
Tests for antidepressants and alcohol were the most likely to be positive.
A 29-year-old man presented for evaluation after intentionally ingesting a large quantity of liquid hand sanitizer.
A woman in her third decade with no known medical history was dropped off at the waiting area of the ED for evaluation of depressed mental status...