A 21-year-old male with a background of schizophrenia and previous intentional overdose, weighing 70kg, was brought to the ED via ambulance after having a witnessed seizure at home.
A classic overdose for you to ponder in classic Q&A style, which incidentally marks the 50th toxicology conundrum on LITFL!
An ingestion of 100mg of alprazolam… Boring benzodiazepine or badness brewing? Find out in this case-based series of questions-and-answers.
Your next patient has swallowed over 80 grams of lithium. What are you going to do about it?