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Brodifacoum poisoning affects more than just those who are mixing it
with synthetic cannabinoids, say our Tox Cave authors. (http://bit.ly/2ta9Gjo.)
A better and less awkward way to treat peritonsillar abscess than
incision and drainage? Drs. Dustin Ballard and David Vinson say medical
Urine testing for opioids is a widespread practice in EDs, but Dr. James
Roberts says it offers limited specificity and accuracy. (http://bit.ly/2tNMsgE.)
Dr. Rory Spiegel says the real issue that the controversial New York
Times article on tPA for stroke raised is why EPs still exist in a state of
evidentiary uncertainty 23 years after the landmark NINDS trial. (http://bit.ly/2LPUNb6.)
The double-edged sword of disulfiram: Dr. Larry Mellick says it is a
valuable option for treating alcoholism, but it can also cause life-threatening
side effects like hypotension. (http://bit.ly/2oJvgGQ.)