Flashcards in Overdose in Adolescence Deck (17):
aspirin toxic syndrome how?
respiratory alkalosis first
Side effects of escitalopram?
risk of flumazonil?
risk of acute withdrawal: seizures and you can't stop them as flumazonil blocks it.
when to give activated charcoal?
paracetomol overdose within 4h
why be careful with activated charcoal?
aspiration and altered conscious state dangerous
what can precipitate serotonin syndrome?
increased reflexes, clonus lower>upper
how to measure QT for long QT?
if it's longer than half of the RR interval
tachy or brady better to have long QT?
danger of long QT?
can progress to Torsades de Pointes (>500ms)
mood vs. affect
mood - pervasive (last few weeks)
affect - objective what you see when you examine
components of mental state exam?
adolescent taking antidepressants risk?
risk of increased suicidality in first 4 weeks
diazepam side effects?