Heath A. Jolliff

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Myocardial infarction is a rarely reported complication of amphetamine use. We report the case of a healthy 31-year-old man who presented to our emergency department with no clinical evidence of an acute coronary event after intravenous injection of amphetamines. However, he subsequently experienced a non-Q-wave anterior wall myocardial infarction(More)
Most children with exploratory levothyroxine ingestions remain asymptomatic or suffer only minor effects, and most patients can be managed in the home or with supportive care in the hospital. We present a case of a 3-year-old girl who was found after a witnessed massive ingestion of levothyroxine. The patient was initially seen in an emergency department(More)
The psychopharmacology of agitation: consensus statement of the American association for emergency psychiatry project BETA psychopharmacology workgroup. psychopharmacology of agitation: consensus statement of the American association for emergency psychiatry project BETA psychopharmacology workgroup. 1 in the March 2012 issue of the Western Journal of(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine if each hospital in a large Midwestern city has the resources to treat 50 patients exposed to terrorist chemical agents and/or industrial chemicals. DESIGN Surveys specific to each department were sent to emergency department (ED) nursing supervisors, safety officers, and pharmacy directors of each hospital. SETTING The survey was(More)
OBJECTIVE To generate national estimates of hydrocarbon-related exposures occurring in children ≤5 years of age who were treated in US emergency departments or called a regional poison control center. METHODS This retrospective review compared hydrocarbon-related injuries that occurred from January 1, 2000, through December 31, 2009, that were reported to(More)
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