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Author Kuffner, Edwin K.

Title 5-Minute Toxicology Consult
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (751 pages)
Series The 5-Minute Consult Series
5-minute consult (Series)
Contents Cover -- Copyright -- Editors -- Dedication -- Preface -- Contents -- Section I General Approach -- Nontoxic Ingestion -- Elimination Enhancement -- Drug Screening -- Section II Patient Presentations with Toxicologic Causes -- Acute Renal Failure -- Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis (Unexplained) -- Anticholinergic Syndrome -- Ascending Paralysis -- Asymptomatic Patient Presentation -- Body Packer Body Stuffer -- Bradycardia Toxidrome -- Bradypnea -- Cholinergic Syndrome (Unexplained) -- Coma -- Extravasation of Drugs -- Gulf War Syndrome -- Hearing Abnormalities -- Hyperkalemia -- Hypertension
Antidysrhythmic Agents-Class IA Quinidine and Disopyramide -- Antidysrhythmic Agents-Class IB -- Antidysrhythmic Agents-Class IC -- Antifungal Medications -- Antihistamines-Nonsedating -- Antihistamines-Over-the-Counter -- Antimicrobial-Aminoglycosides -- Antimicrobials-Antituberculous Agents -- Antimicrobials-Macrolide -- Antimicrobials-Miscellaneous -- Antimicrobials-Penicillins and Cephalosporins -- Antimicrobials-Sulfonamides -- Antineoplastic Medications -- Antiparasitic Drugs -- Antiprotozoal Medications -- Antivirals-Acyclovir Analogs Amantadine and Foscarnet
British Anti-Lewisite -- Calcium -- Cholestyramine -- Cyanide Antidote Package -- Dantrolene -- Deferoxamine -- Dextrose -- Digoxin Immune Fab (Digibind) -- Edrophonium -- Ethanol -- Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid EDTA -- Flumazenil -- Folic Acid Leucovorin -- Fomepizole (Antizol) -- Glucagon -- Hyperbaric Oxygen -- Ipecac Syrup -- Magnesium Sulfate -- Methylene Blue -- N-Acetylcysteine -- Naloxone and Nalmefene -- Nitroprusside -- Penicillamine -- Physostigmine -- Pralidoxime -- Protamine Sulfate -- Pyridoxine -- Snake Antivenom-Crotalid and Elapid Snakes -- Sodium Bicarbonate
Hyperthermia -- Hypotension -- Hypothermia -- Metal Fume Fever -- Methemoglobinemia -- Movement Disorders -- Multiple Chemical Sensitivity -- Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome and Serotonin Syndrome -- Odors -- One Pill Can Kill -- Osmolar Gap -- Peripheral Neuropathy -- Pulmonary Edema -- Seizures -- Tachycardia -- Tachypnea -- Unknown Ingestion -- Urinary Color Change -- Ventricular Dysrhythmias -- Visual Loss Complaints -- Withdrawal-Depressants and Stimulants -- Section III Antidotes -- Activated Charcoal -- Adenosine -- Atropine -- Black Widow Spider Antivenom -- Botulinum Antitoxin
Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate -- Succimer -- Thiamine -- Vitamin K -- Whole-Bowel Irrigation -- Section IV Chemical and Biological Agents -- Acetaminophen-Acute Single Ingestion -- Acetaminophen-Repeated (Chronic) Ingestion -- Acetonitrile and Aliphatic Nitriles -- Acrolein -- Acrylamide -- Akee Fruit -- <U+00dc>1-Adrenergic Antagonists -- Amiodarone and the Class III Antidysrhythmics -- Ammonia -- Amoxapine and Loxapine -- Amphetamines -- Amrinone -- Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors -- Anticholinergic Compounds -- Antidepressants-Bicyclic -- Antidepressants-Tricyclic
Summary The 5 Minute Toxicology Consult is a reliable rapid-access guide to assessing and treating poisoned patients. Designed and organized for quick consultation and focused on practical clinical issues, the book covers the full range of chemicals, medications, natural compounds, adverse interactions, and patient presentations with toxicologic causes. Each chapter is divided into standard categories flagged by icons--Basics, Diagnosis, Signs/Symptoms, Treatment, Follow-up, and Pitfalls. An entire section is devoted to evaluating patients with suspected but unidentified poisoning. At least two experi
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Form Electronic book
Author Dart, Richard C.
Hurlbut, Katherine M.
ISBN 0683302027
1469877007
9780683302028
9781469877006