Journal of Clinical Toxicology

Journal of Clinical Toxicology
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0495

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Ashleigh A Abbott

Health Sciences Centre, Manitoba, Canada

  • Case Report   
    An Unintentional Overdose: A Case Report
    Author(s): Ashleigh A Abbott*

    The error prone processes of prescribing and administering medications is made even more dangerous when uncommon and potentially lethal medications are involved. This case report describes the admission of a patient who suffered an in-hospital theophylline overdose’s subsequent critical care admission and resultant death. Included is a review of the most prevalent and recent evidence regarding this type of toxicity including extracorporeal removal and multidose activated charcoal as well as a reflection of how this multi-faceted fatal error occurred... View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-0495.20.10.445

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