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Step III

Step III - EM/Tox

QuestionAnswer
What distinguishes cocaine from amphetamine intoxication Amphetamine intoxication has pyschosis
What is the most effective tx for heat stroke pts Covering pt with ice water soaked sheets + ice packs groin/axilla (more so than cooling blankets)
What are the 3 categories of the Glasgow coma scale Eyes / verbal / motor
What is the Glasgow score values for Eye opening Spontaneously = 4; speech = 3; pain = 2; none = 0
What is the Glasgow score values for Verbal Oriented = 5; confused = 4; inappropriate = 3; incomprehensible = 2; none = 0
What is the Glasgow score values for Motor Obeys = 6; localizes = 5; withdraws = 4; flexion = 3; extension = 2; none = 0
Tx organophosphate poisoning Atropine/pralidoxime
Tx for ethylene glycol/methanol poisoning Fomepizole
dry mouth, loss of appetite, drowsiness, muscle stiffness, nausea, constipation, nervousness, dizziness, blurred vision and insomnia. Type of poisoning TCA (amytriptyline)
ataxia, hallucinations, seizures, and the presence of “sweet breath. Poisoning from Ethylene glycol
Renal insufficiency, tremor, and mental status changes is poisoning with Mercury
Tx for mercury poisoning Dimercaprol
Kid w/ erythematous cheeks and lips, loss of hair/teeth/nails, transient rashes, muscle weakness, and photophobia. Poisoning with mercury
Farmer w/ excessive salivation, lacrimation, vomiting, diarrhea, polyuria, paralysis and decreased levels of consciousness is poisoning with Organophosphates
What are the rule of 9s head = 9; B/L UE = 18; upper + lower torso = 36; B/L legs = 36; genitals =1
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