<< Emergency Department Management Of Calcium-Channel Blocker, Beta Blocker, And Digoxin Toxicity

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The use of lipid emulsion therapy has increased dramatically in the management of cardiovascular instability in overdose of cardiotoxic medications. While initially described in the management of cardiovascular collapse secondary to local anesthetic toxicity, it has been used in the management of hemodynamic instability unresponsive to supportive care in a number of overdose situations, including the ingestion of calcium-channel blockers and beta blockers.

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