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J Emerg Med. 1999 Sep-Oct;17(5):887-91.

The use of lithium levels in the emergency department.

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Department of Surgery, University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, USA.

Abstract

Most patients on chronic maintenance lithium therapy become toxic at some point during their therapy. Lithium intoxication portends morbidity and mortality. The serum lithium concentration can be used as an adjunct to a physician's clinical acumen in diagnosing and managing the patient with lithium intoxication.

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10499708
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