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Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2007 May;25(2):333-46; abstract viii.

Emergency department management of the salicylate-poisoned patient.

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Division of Toxicology, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA. omalleyg@einstein.edu

Abstract

Salicylate toxicity continues to be encountered commonly in emergency medicine. This article portrays the signs and symptoms of salicylate toxicity, reviews the erratic absorption and elimination kinetics, describes the devastating physiologic effects of overdose, and illustrates the potentially subtle manifestations of chronic aspirin toxicity.

PMID:
17482023
DOI:
10.1016/j.emc.2007.02.012
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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