emergency

  1. which patients should be assumed to have an ingestion?
    altered level of consciousness

    life threatening arrhythmia

    trauma pt

    pt with bizarre or puzzling presentation
  2. leading drugs to cause poisoning deaths
    • analgesics
    • antidepressants
    • street drugs
    • stimulants
    • sedative/hypnotic/antipsycotic
    • cardiovascular drugs
    • alcohol
  3. history in drug overdose
    hx from witnesses,police,ambulance etc

    pill containers

    drug taken, how many

    why intentional vs accidental

    *presume info is innacurate
Author
chrismacht
ID
72296
Card Set
emergency
Description
toxicology
Updated