Poisoning & Drug Overdose, 5 e 2006 by Kent Olson

By Kent Olson

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Administer bronchodilators: a. 5–5 mg] in nebulizer). 5 mg/kg/h). b. 5 mg every 4–6 hours, especially if excessive cholinergic stimulation is suspected. c. For reactive airways, consider inhaled or oral steroids. 5. For patients with bronchospasm and bronchorrhea caused by organophosphorus or other cholinesterase inhibitor poisoning, give atropine (see Atropine and Glycopyrrolate) intravenously. b above) may also be helpful. Table I–1. Selected Drugs and Toxins Causing Ventilatory Failurea Paralysis of ventilatory muscles Depression of central respiratory drive Botulinum toxin (botulism) Antihistamines Neuromuscular blockers Barbiturates Nicotine Clonidine and other sympatholytic agents Organophosphates and carbamates Ethanol and alcohols Saxitoxin ("red tide") Gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB) Snakebite Opioids Strychnine and tetanus (muscle rigidity) Phenothiazines and antipsychotic drugs Tetrodotoxin Sedative-hypnotics Warfare nerve gases Tricyclic antidepressants aAdapted in part, with permission, from Olson KR, Pentel PR, Kelly MT: Physical assessment and differential diagnosis of the poisoned patient.

Differential diagnosis. Rule out the following: 1. Head trauma or other causes of intracranial bleeding. 2. Abnormal levels of blood glucose, sodium, or other electrolytes. 3. Hypoxia. 4. Hypothyroidism. 5. Liver or renal failure. 6. Environmental hyperthermia or hypothermia. 7. Serious infections such as encephalitis and meningitis. D. Treatment 1. Maintain the airway and assist ventilation if necessary (see Airway). Administer supplemental oxygen. 2. Give dextrose, thiamine, and naloxone. a. Dextrose.

Examples of drugs or toxins causing hypoxia are listed in Table I–2. Hypoxia can be caused by the following conditions: 1. Insufficient oxygen in ambient air (eg, displacement of oxygen by inert gases). 2. Disruption of oxygen absorption by the lung (eg, resulting from pneumonia or pulmonary edema). a. Pneumonia. The most common cause of pneumonia in overdosed patients is pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents. Pneumonia may also be caused by intravenous injection of foreign material or bacteria, aspiration of petroleum distillates, or inhalation of irritant gases.

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