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Nursing. 2019 Apr;49(4):52-55. doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000553278.11096.86.

How to recognize caffeine overdose.

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At the Sacramento State University School of Nursing in Sacramento, Calif., Christian "CJ" Carreon is an academic mentor and Bridget Parsh is a professor.

Abstract

Caffeine is the most widely consumed stimulant in the world and can offer a variety of benefits when consumed in moderation. But consuming caffeine in extremely high amounts can lead to an overdose. This article examines how nurses can recognize the signs and symptoms of caffeine overdose and educate patients on how to prevent this common problem.

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