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What do you do to help someone with an aspirin overdose?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Depends on severity

Mild: observation; acute/severe without symptoms: activated charcoal; severe with sx: protect the airway, IV hydration, correct electrolytes, alkalinize the urine with IV sodium bicarbonate; hemodialysis if necessary; psychiatric consultation during recovery.

In brief: Depends on severity

Mild: observation; acute/severe without symptoms: activated charcoal; severe with sx: protect the airway, IV hydration, correct electrolytes, alkalinize the urine with IV sodium bicarbonate; hemodialysis if necessary; psychiatric consultation during recovery.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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