Document Detail


Cardiovascular complications of acute cocaine poisoning: a clinical case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15258626     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a case of an accidental cocaine overdose with various cardiovascular and neurological complications and ECG features of Brugada syndrome. It is imperative that clinicians know how to recognise and manage the symptoms of cocaine overdose because of the exceedingly rapid progression of the 'cocaine reaction' to a fatal outcome.
Authors:
V Grigorov; Lenard Goldberg; Jean Paul Foccard
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular journal of South Africa : official journal for Southern Africa Cardiac Society [and] South African Society of Cardiac Practitioners     Volume:  15     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc J S Afr     Publication Date:    2004 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-07-19     Completed Date:  2004-12-22     Revised Date:  2014-01-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100964061     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc J S Afr     Country:  South Africa    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Adult
Bundle-Branch Block / chemically induced*
Central Nervous System Diseases / chemically induced*
Cocaine / administration & dosage,  poisoning*
Cocaine-Related Disorders / etiology*
Electrocardiography
Humans
Male
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
I5Y540LHVR/Cocaine

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