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Toxin Induced Vital Sign Changes

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Toxin Induced Vital Sign Changes

  • Causes
  • Hyperthermia (Mnemonic=NASA)
  • Causes
  • Hypoventilation (Mnemonic=SLOW)
  1. Sedative hypnotics
  2. Liquor (Alcohol)
  3. Opiates
  4. Weed (Marijuana)
  1. Phencyclidine (PCP) or Pneumonitis (Chemical)
  2. Aspirin (Salicylates)
  3. Non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema
  4. Toxic Metabolic Acidosis