Perspectives from the front lines of rescue medicine
And they’re bringing copperhead snakes. Here’s what you need to know.
After a comprehensive literature review and interviews with 15 experts, the consensus is clear: venom extractors should not be used for snakebites.
In Casino Royale, digitalis toxicity (or overdose) is part of Le Chiffre’s evil plan. In the real world, digoxin toxicity can be difficult to recognize, but early detection and treatment can result in improved outcomes.
As a physician and botanist, William Withering had the perfect combination of skills to discover the healing properties of the foxglove plant.
Van Gogh’s predilection for yellow may or may not be attributable to his epilepsy medicine. More than a century later, clinicians diagnose potentially life-threatening digoxin toxicity from specific clinical signs.