This article describes the cardiovascular effects and treatment of patients who have used cardiotoxic drugs. The discussion includes cocaine, methamphetamine, cyclic antidepressants, calcium channel blockers, beta- blockers, and digoxin. The authors review treatment controversies and emphasize the acute aspects of toxicity commonly seen in the emergency department.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||21|
|Journal||Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1995|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Emergency Medicine