What is the mortality and morbidity in methamphetamine toxicity?

Updated: Aug 15, 2018
  • 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, [24] cardiovascular collapse, rhabdomyolysis, ventricular tachyarrhythmia, and death. Injuries from blunt and penetrating trauma are common. [4, 11, 25, 26]


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