The serious cardiovascular consequences of beta blocking drugs in an attempted suicide or accidental overdose range from hypotension to cardiogenic shock, with respiratory depression also a possibility, and the variable pharmacokinetics of products within this drug class complicate the clinical challenge,The authors point the way toward identifying the problem and stabilizing the patient.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2006|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Emergency Medicine