Jessica E. Pierog

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  • Tricyclic antidepressant toxicity treated with massive sodium bicarbonate. American journal of emergency medicine Pierog, J. E., Kane, K. E., Kane, B. G., Donovan, J. W., Helmick, T. 2009; 27 (9): 1168 e3-7


    Tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) morbitity is primarily due to cardiac arrhythmias and hypotension, which become more refractory to treatment as acidosis progresses (Ann Emerg Med. 1985;14:1-9; Clin Toxicol. 2007;45:203-233; Flomenbaum N, Goldfrank L, Hoffman R, et al. Goldfrank's toxicologic emergencies. 8th ed. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc, 2006). Early recognition and aggressive treatment are necessary for patient survival.

    View details for DOI 10.1016/j.ajem.2008.11.026

    View details for PubMedID 19931778

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