Year: 1970 Source: Emergency Medicine, (September 1970), p.78+ SIEC No: 19850520

This article discusses biomedical therapies necessary for the treatment of the comatose patient in the emergency department following drug overdose. The information contained in this article is from a film produced by 4 Florida physicians who believe more of these patients could be saved if physicians made use of all the therapeutic measures available. Theseprocedures are explained in detail & the significance of certain signs & symptoms are discussed. A checklist is included. (NBB)