What is the mortality and morbidity in methamphetamine toxicity?

Updated: Oct 29, 2020
  • Author: John R Richards, MD, FAAEM; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Acute methamphetamine overdose may result in sympathetic overdrive, intracranial hemorrhage, [30] cardiovascular collapse, rhabdomyolysis, ventricular tachyarrhythmia, and death. Injuries from blunt and penetrating trauma are common. [4, 12, 31, 32]


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