Summary of Psychomotor stimulants
Flashcards on Psychomotor stimulants
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Questions on Psychomotor stimulants
A 40-year-old man is brought to the emergency room by the police after he was involved in a physical altercation at a friend’s home. Upon physical examination, the patient is disheveled. He is very agitated and the decision is made to place him in restraints. Head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat exam reveals temporal wasting, marked tooth decay, and oropharyngeal burns. His pupils are dilated and minimally reactive to light. His skin shows dramatic diaphoresis as well as excoriations over his arms. Vital signs show temperature of 39° C, pulse of 120, respirations of 25 breaths/minute, and blood pressure of 150/100 mm Hg. Urine drug screen is positive for amphetamine. Which of the following is a life-threatening complication of the toxicity seen in this patient?