Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Toxicology for the hospitalist

This review from Chest belongs in your list of references. You’ll find out how the latest evidence applies to questions such as these:

What tests are indicated when?

What is the role of the gaps (osmolar, anion and oxygen saturation) in establishing a diagnosis?

What is the role of GI decontamination?

When does the Rumack-Matthew nomogram fail to identify patients with acetaminophen toxicity in need of treatment with N-acetylcysteine?

What are the indications for hemodialysis?

1 comment:

JunkMD said...

Would there be a chance you could post the article for us who may not have a subscription? Thanks in advance.