Bringing CALM to cable commercials

Liu, Steve
August 2011
CED;Aug2011, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p28
Trade Publication
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 28-year-old female who was brought to emergency department (ED) after taking 29 capsules of an over-the-counter (OTC) sleep aid containing 50 mg of diphenhydramine (DPH) per capsule. Her physical examination revealed that she had an inability to control muscle, her extraocular movements were intact, and the mucous membrane of the oropharynx were dry. The effect of DPH overdose and the possible etiologies for the patient's Rhabdomyolysis were also discussed.


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