Salicylate intoxication: a clinical review.

  title={Salicylate intoxication: a clinical review.},
  author={Brian L. Pearlman and Rashi Gambhir},
  journal={Postgraduate medicine},
  volume={121 4},
Salicylates are widely used and are easily available as over-the-counter medications; thus, they can be readily abused. Although acute toxicity can be readily diagnosed if an ingestion history is provided, both acute and chronic salicylate toxicity often goes unrecognized, with high mortality when the patient is not treated properly. Salicylates should be considered in the differential diagnosis of an adult patient with acid-base abnormalities of uncertain cause, especially when there are… CONTINUE READING
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