Drug analysis in the overdosed patient: its application to clinical toxicology.

@article{Bobik1977DrugAI,
  title={Drug analysis in the overdosed patient: its application to clinical toxicology.},
  author={Alex Bobik and Allan J Mclean},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={1977},
  volume={1 11},
  pages={367-9}
}
A study was made of 187 patients suffering from overdosage by means of clinical records and drug analysis. Drugs were detected in 152 patients. The groups of drugs most frequently involved in these patients were sedatives (51-7%), tricyclic antidepressants (21-8%) and analgesics (11-2%). This overall pattern differed little from that determined by clinical… CONTINUE READING