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Emerg Med Clin North Am. 1994 May;12(2):511-31.

Lithium toxicity.

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Department of Surgery, University of Maryland Medical System/Hospital, Baltimore.

Abstract

As the emergency physician frequently treats patients on long-term lithium therapy, awareness of the numerous side effects of lithium therapy and the pathogenesis of lithium intoxication is needed to deliver effective treatment. This article reviews the management of lithium intoxication due to acute ingestion or subacute toxicity.

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8187694
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