07 12 / 2011

  • Jamaican Akee fruit ingestion
  • Sulfonylurea overdose
  • Insulin overdose
  • Beta blocker overdose
  • Isoniazid Valproate
  • Lithium
  • Organophosphate and Carbamate Toxicity
  • Salicylates
  • Chloroquine/Quinine
  • Pentamadine
  • Alcohol

04 12 / 2011

  • By partial or absolute withdrawal of alcohol after a period of chronic intake.
  • By an acute alcohol-related metabolic brain disorder (eg, hypoglycemia, hyponatremia).
  • By creating a situation leading to cerebral trauma.
  • By precipitating seizures in patients with idiopathic or posttraumatic epilepsy.
  • Persistent heavy intake of alcohol, independent of alcohol withdrawal.

28 11 / 2011

Ask About:

  • Alcohol
  • Diabetes
  • HIV
  • Heavy Metals
  • Syphillis

Carpal Tunnel

  • Association with pregnancy, hypothyroid, DM, renal failure, acromegaly, steroid use
  • Weakness of thumb adduction, thenar atrophy
  • Median nerve distribution pain
  • Place in splint with NSAIDs

From Critical Decisions June 2010