Ecstatic

Released on 12/07/2015

Key Learning Points

  • Butyrophenones in MDMA Toxicity
  • Hyponatremia - Causes and Classification
  • Hyponatremia caused by MDMA
  • Isotonic Saline in the Correction of Symptomatic Hyponatremia
  • Laboratory Tests for MDMA
  • MDMA (Ecstasy)
  • Management of Hyponatremia caused by MDMA
  • Managing Hypertension due to MDMA Toxicity
  • Managing Psychomotor Agitation
  • Toxic Effects of MDMA

References

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