National Case Conference - June 2018
- A 28-year-old woman in an inpatient psychiatric facility receives lorazepam (8 mg total), diphenhydramine, haloperidol, olanzapine, and ziprasidone over one day for worsening psychosis. She is sent to the ED with hyperthermia, tachycardia, and abnormal movements.
- A 23-year-old man presents to the ED awake and alert with vomiting after ingesting an herbal product in a suicide attempt. His vital signs on arrive are: BP, 127/77 mmHg; HR, 83/min; RR, 16/min; T, 97.8F.
- A 79-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with back pain after a fall. A large hematoma is noted on her left/right flank.
Series Moderator: Lewis Nelson, MD, FACMT, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
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