Tag: toxicity

Bored and Toxic (Lithium)

You are polishing off the sweet remains of a fruitful Halloween weekend when the paramedics burst through the door with a very sick looking patient. You throw away your candy wrappers and rush to the stretcher where they present you…

TOX: Sweet talk & slurred speech

  About halfway through your relatively quiet shift in the Critical Care & Trauma area of your ED you hear an overhead notification, “stroke code to triage!” You and Padma the intern set down your tasty cappuccinos and speed walk…