[Case of caffeine poisoning survived by percutaneous cardio-pulmonary support].

Abstract

A 17-year-old woman presented to the Emergency Department of our hospital following a suicide attempt. She reported having ingested 340 tablets of caffeine, each of which contained 200mg of caffeine, about 3 hours earlier. Soon after arrival, her blood pressure dropped, and electrocardiography revealed sinus tachycardia and ventricular tachycardia (VT… (More)

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