Berkala Ilmiah Kedokteran Duta Wacana
Vol 4, No 2 (2019): Berkala Ilmiah Kedokteran Duta Wacana

DIAGNOSTIC AND MANAGEMENT APPROACH ON ACUTE INTOXICATION PATIENTS IN EMERGENCY SETTING: A CASE REPORT

Rahmi, Elfi (Universitas Gadjah Mada )



Article Info

Publish Date
27 Dec 2019

Abstract

Background: Acute intoxication is one common cause of loss of consciousness in emergency setting. However, its diagnosis and management usually neglected. In addition, multiple toxin might make etiological diagnosis and management more difficult. Aim: This report describes the approach to diagnose and manage acutely intoxicated patients with suspected multiple substance in emergency unit of Dr. Sardjito Hospital Case description: A 30-year-old male was admitted to emergency unit with loss of consciousness and return of spontaneous circulation after resuscitation prior to admission. He was comatose, with miosis and decreased physiological reflex. Further laboratory examination discovered decreased renal function and high level of serum alcohol. The patient regained his consciousness after he was given naloxone, dexamethasone, mecobalamin, and pantoprazole. Conclusion: In the future, there is a need to integrate substance intoxication management to the algorithm of loss of consciousness management to improve the quality of acute intoxication management.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

bikdw

Publisher

Subject

Biochemistry, Genetics & Molecular Biology Health Professions Immunology & microbiology Medicine & Pharmacology Public Health

Description

Berkala Ilmiah Kedokteran Duta Wacana is a Scientific Journal to publish medical research articles, and other scientific medical articles from Medical Faculty of Duta Wacana Christian University academic community and also receive articles from other resources with appropriate and related topics. ...