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Pinpoint pupils and respiratory depression

Heroin

2

Cyanosis + confusion + almond breath

Cyanide

3

Treatment for hypercalcaemia

Saline + IV bisphosphonates

4

Nausea, abdominal pain, respiratory alkalosis and tinnitus

Aspirin toxicity

5

Carbon monoxide poisoning

Oxygen

6

Organophosphate poisoning

Atropine

7

Cyanide poisoning

Oxygen, sodium nitrite, sodium thiosulphate

8

Heavy metal poisoning

Dimercaprol

9

Copper overload

Penicillamine

10

Lead poisoning

Sodium calcium edetate

11

Iron overload

Desferrioxamine

12

Methanol poisoning

Ethanol + fomeprizole

13

Paracetamol overdose

N-acetylcysteine

14

Aspirin overdose

Activated charcoal + sodium bicarbonate

15

Warfarin overdose

Vitamin K

16

Heparin overdose

Protamine sulfate

17

Benzo overdose

Flumenazil

18

Opioid overdose

Naloxone

19

Widening of the mediastinum following MVA

Traumatic aortic disruption

20

CNS signs and electrolyte disturbance after MVA

Hyponatraemia (SIADH)