Year: 1986 Source: Postgraduate Medical Journal, v.62, no.727, (May 1986), p.409-410 SIEC No: 19870570

A 48-year-old patient who was epileptic deliberately poisoned herself with 25 g of sodium valproate & survived with supportive measures only. The case contradicts the experience of those who advocate aggressive management of such severe overdoses. 10 Refs. (LH)