Toxin-Induced Seizures: Life-Threatening Forms of Withdrawl. ACEP Scientific Assembly 2003, Boston, MA. Steven E. Aks, DO, FACMT, FACEP Fellowship Director, The Toxikon Consortium and Department of Emergency Medicine Cook County Hospital. Trauma - Tox.
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Toxin-Induced Seizures:Life-Threatening Forms of Withdrawl
ACEP Scientific Assembly 2003, Boston, MA
Spivey 1992 Clinical Therapeutics
Victor and Adams 1953
2mg IV Q15 min
Lack of hepatic metabolism good for cirrhotics
Shorter T ½
5 mg IV Q 15 min
IM not OK
Long T ½ with active metabolites
May accumulate in cirrhotics
Dyer: 2001 Annals EM
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