National Case Conference - December 2022
- A 16-year-old girl arrives by EMS after a seizure following an ingestion possibly including “a heart medicine, a depression medicine, and a sleep medicine.” She has an abnormal rhythm on the cardiac monitor.
- A 25-year-old woman presents with nausea and vomiting after taking an overdose of a supplement roughly 13 hours earlier. Vital signs: BP, 119/81 mmHg; HR, 130/min; RR, 18/min; T, 98.9 F; SaO2 100% RA.
- A 49-year-old man presents 2 hours after being bit by a black widow spider. Minutes after the bite he began experiencing severe pain to his legs, back and abdomen and complaining of muscle spasms. VS on arrival: BP 207/97, HR 77, Temp 97.9F, SaO2 96% on RA.
Series Moderator: Lewis Nelson, MD, FACMT, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
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